Thursday, July 8, 2010

two years

two years ago your hand still clutched your rosary
but it hadn't moved for days

two years ago i was such a fool 
thinking i knew everything

but my heart broke when you died
the saddest empty bell

i knew i'd miss you then
and see, i miss you still. 

ernestine batastini hummel
may 18th, 1918-- july 8th, 2008

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