Taking Turns

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taking turns
letting each other go
only to learn again
how love grows,
Mother

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another year has passed
since my mother’s passing
I sit and quietly read
a book she would like too

in loving memory
Enola M. Borgh (1917 – 2004)

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Poems and photos are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

“taking turns” was published in Bell’s Letters Poet (No. 115, January 2006).

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