for my cousin

each day her spirit leaps out
from the mirror
into your warm breast
she is there
ever present in those generous eyes of yours
her love of life and family
her passion for art and laughing
undeniable
there is no missing her presence
in your reflection
a smile so deeply connected
even death
cannot hold it captive
lenore and toni anneMy spirited Aunt Lenore and her lovely daughter, Toni Anne pictured here in 1985
Toni Anne’s daughter’s wedding is fast approaching
Lenore would have been front, center and beaming with wedding preparations for her granddaughter, Victoria
Lenore passed away seven years ago after losing a brave battle to cancer

…for my beautiful cousin, Toni Anne who is missing her mom more than ever…

 

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11 thoughts on “for my cousin

    • These meaningful milestones, mean so much more if we are blessed enough to have all our loved ones present – sometimes it’s just not possible. Toni Anne has a huge heart – she is the special one. I appreciate your generous thoughts here, my friend.
      am:)
      Hope your drinking in that gorgeous place…dreaming am I:)

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