Remembered, if outlived,
As freezing persons,
recollect the Snow-
then the letting go—“—Emily Dickenson
450 451 452 days since your execution.
I’m sorry, my dear sister–
but I’m still finding it difficult to go on, to get up, to breathe.
I inhale:::::::I exhale.
To recognize I’m still here without you.
My body is lead. My mind is heavy with yearning.
Often I’m entirely alone.
Like a sparrow lost on the roof.
Like a bird alone in the desert.
Sometimes I disappear until I am nothing.
I write the same things over and over.
I tell the same stories over and over.
Until I am empty.
Until the darkness is gone.
Today- there was a slight glimmer of light.
The light that you still offer abundantly …Even in death….Even from the grave.
Melissa wrote from the Mayo Clinic.
She says she thinks of you every. single. day.
Prays for you every. single. day.
She says the doctor told her she’s doing terrific.
She wants us to know she’s taking good care of the liver you gave her.
She says you have given her the Gift of Life!
Your love carries on, my sweet sister, Kay.
Your love burns.
Your love sets others on fire.
(My sister, Kay’s, liver, lungs, spleen, & kidneys were donated to other people. Melissa is the only one that has written to us thus far. )
Kay was murdered by Mike Peterson on May 26, 2010. Her Love Lives On…& on & on
Love. Always. Forever.
Read More About Kay Here: In Memory of Kay
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