For Father’s Day – In Memory

100_2472love for you

became her care

until she joined you there

grief gives way to fields and wind

and now I hear your voice again

Ellen Grace Olinger
Published in Bell’s Letters Poet,
edited by Jim Bell.

I still remember this moment, on my way home from Sheboygan on country roads.  After my mother’s passing, I needed to grieve for my father again.  Now memories of my parents are varied, and span many years.