Widow

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I am a widow –
not in the sense of a mate –
but yet of everyone I “married.”

I am my mother.
I am my brother-in-law,
My father, my sister, my brother.

I am empty yet
Ever-full.

I am oh so forever grateful
and pissed.
I lean towards thanks but
keep grief in my pocket.

©Lori Ziegelmeyer

 

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