People in My Neighborhood #2

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.

Poetry and Image Copyright Β© 2021 rivers renewed

40 thoughts on “People in My Neighborhood #2

  1. You described a true earth angel here. This was extremely poignant. What a beautiful soul, so in alignment with the source πŸ’–

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