Death came quickly

The phone call we all dread will come
This time it was my turn to hear the news
A dear friend of mine had died
Riding the old pan-head he loved
I want to know “What were his last thoughts?”
I know that doesn’t matter now

He came to visit me 3 years ago
after 30 years apart
We had both grown, lived but changed perhaps
I saw the truck pull in and went to the porch
He got out and I knew him
He looked up, our eyes met and we both smiled from the heart.
It is that smile I remember this morning.

A blog-pal wrote about death this morning (it is Memorial Day weekend)
At the end she offered a free psychic reading
I  paused to see how that felt for me
The decision  was we had loved each other as we were
and had given each other the gift of nothing left unsaid.

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23 thoughts on “Death came quickly

  1. give each other the gift of leaving nothing left unsaid-beautiful thought I will hold onto just as much as you will hold dear your friend, many blessings to you. Carol

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