Funeral Wednesday

015

 

Walking to a funeral is a lovely thing to do – it was the way once and so I’ll walk to another this Wednesday and think of you and pay my respects to an old friend!

 

These words written for the passing of a friend a few years back now

 

For Sheila

 

The cock on the church spire

fixed its face to the west

and on a cloudless day

we walked to your funeral

along the path in the park

by the shade of the river.

 

When you were with us

it was my task to make you smile

or even laugh and put to one side

the greyness of your widowhood.

 

We were there to remember you

and so I recall your stoical grace

your delicate grey eyed smile

I know how I shall miss you.

 

©robcullenapril2019

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s