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In Your Memory

remembering my grandfather

By Kay HusnickPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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In Your Memory
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With each year that goes by, I dedicate this day to honoring your memory

with dessert before dinner, chocolate milkshakes or vanilla ice cream cones,

a bottle of the raspberry water you kept stocked in the cellar,

and I write. I try to remember the time before we lost you, before you lost yourself,

before each visit was a guessing game of when and where your brain would be

before the beginning of the end, when you were still fully you.

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In loving memory of my grandfather, written on the 11th anniversary of his passing (December 3).

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Kay Husnick

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  • Manisha Dhalani3 months ago

    Sorry for your loss. Your grandad sounds like such an awesome person - anyone who chooses dessert before dinner is :)

  • Poppy 3 months ago

    Heartbreaking but so sweet

  • This hit me so hard. I love the things you do to honour his memory. Loved your poem!

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