Touch: The Journal of Healing


For Jean

    by Linda K. Marshall

She loved him best

who stayed on past

the tricks

the fibs

the jests

that turned our faces red.

And when he died

just she was there

to see the glory go.

© 2009 Linda K. Marshall

Linda K. Marshall is a retired high-school English teacher, happily married for 43 years, mother of two, grandmother of three, preacher's kid, nearly life-long writer of little verses.


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