POETRY

In Celebration of a Beautiful Life Well Lived

A Sonnet Elegy

Amy Jasek
1 min readMay 25, 2023

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35mm film photo by author

The sweetest patch of grey that ever lay
before the fire, or in the sunshine,
wherever warmth was found. With wanton splay
she’d claim a bed, be it wide or confined,
making comfort out of concrete, making
canned fish into a feast. Breaking silence
with snores and statements, an undertaking
we understood, heart to heart, so…

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