Sometimes the words get so jumbled and mixed up with everything that you’re feeling and wanting to express that you need to distill it down into as few syllables as possible.
This is for my paternal grandmother, my Mama Sue, who passed away unexpectedly last week.
Suzuko Kondo Zapanta
(August 1, 1934 – March 13, 2012)
Lotus flowers bloom
to swallow the falling rain
Mama is smiling