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In Remberance of my Aunt Clarice.

The verse to follow is a little of my thoughts for my Aunt Clarice who passed over yesterday after a battle with illness and pain from a broken hip. She will not feel the pain now of broken bones but the lose of her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, left behind to morn her departure to Summerland  where she will find peace. Aunt Clarice may have left but our memories of her will forever stay with those who she loved and extended family.

I remember Aunt Clarice
with fondness, appreciation,
she gave of herself, her time
day or night without complaint,
a meal or bed always on offer,
she shared time and food,
washed, ironed, cooked, cleaned,
her work never done
bust was  her way of life,
I can picture her in Summerland
scrubbing clothes by hand
moping floors, cooking, ironing,
taking care of those in need
watching over her family
till their time has come to be with her
to show them the right path
from the doors of this world
to the next where she will
once again take special care
of loved ones she had to leave,
may her light shine the brightest
each moonlight night
and in the darkness
to guide you one and all,
life goes on each day
memories never fade.

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