Elk County Gold Star Mothers’ Luncheon, Montmorenci Falls VFW, May 1948

They still weep;

their friends plan weddings,

babysit

their grandsons.

Life goes on, I guess, they say.

Yes, but they still weep.

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8 thoughts on “Elk County Gold Star Mothers’ Luncheon, Montmorenci Falls VFW, May 1948

  1. Parents are not meant to outlive their children..and a loss to war in hearts that prayed for peace..the hardest loss of all. Well done, so tight it hurts in this form. Gay

    1. Thanks one and all for the kind words; I’d never written a shadorma before, though it has enough in common with the cinquain that I didn’t feel completely out of my element.

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