Named for the Blessed Mother, you can still see her sitting on her front porch on warm days
a small wave, a big smile, does she remember my name? It doesn’t matter.
She also tends her flowers in the yard, even though her husband
is gone now, never alone she still holds onto God,
with her soft voice lifting prayers,
a gentle spirit,
and a cornerstone
of our community.
Even….in her nineties.
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