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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Summer Was

Summer was
the end of faxes and phone calls.
Was your face at the airport.
That night on the seawall.
Your liking Sam Adams.
Our perfectly blue day
and the gently rolling sea.

Again, and always, for Pep. 143
13/08/1966 - 16/06/2003

Summer, in 33 of my own words, for 

22 comments:

  1. "Was your face at the airport." We've all been there, that beautiful moment after god knows how many hours of travel and all of a sudden there's the person you love, waiting for you.
    Loved it, Kymm.

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    1. Exactly. Thanks for the love, Chris!

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  2. my sympathies for your loss. This is beautiful, Kymm

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    1. Thank you very much, Barbara. And thanks again!

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  3. Oh Kymm, I loved this too. I can tell from your gorgeous words he was someone very special. My heart aches for you, my friend. xx

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    1. Thanks for the love, Valerie. Yes, he was one of a kind. (But they didn't break the mold - our daughter is very much like him.)
      : )

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  4. Wow. So beautiful Kymm! Love all the open-ended emotion in this — and those last two lines are fantastic.

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    1. So glad you like it, Suzanne. Thanks for the love!

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  5. Lovely, lovely memory here. Just wonderful - great job!

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    1. Thanks so much, Christine! Glad you liked it.

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  6. I think there's a lot of backstory to this little snapshot of summer. Lovely job!

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    1. Yup. I'll be harvesting it for a long time. Thanks, Draug!

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  7. Loved it. Felt it.you are such a wonderful writer.

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  8. I too love the airport line. So much said there. Thank you for linking up. Please be sure to return for the voting!

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  9. I like it.
    Summer and its accompanying memories are always so bitter-sweet when looking back.

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    1. Aren't they, though? Glad you like it, and thanks for commenting, Red!

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  10. Makes me remember all the pictures I have of Pep are summer pictures. It is the alive season.

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    1. I guess it is. Thanks for remembering that.

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  11. Love it - just get a sad feeling about summer 'was'.

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    1. It shouldn't be a 'was', should it? Thanks for the love, Sarah!

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