97 Years

97 years of life.

I wonder about all the things

You must have seen.

As a child you

Made your way to America

And your kids

Had their kids

And I was one of those kids.

You spoke Spanish

I never learned it.

But we communicated in our own

Universal way.

That was 97 years of life

Well written.

That was my grandma,

and last night she died.

I am really unsure

Of how it feels right now.

Because I like to live in a world

Where I run from dealing with

Emotional distress.

That’s just what I do. 

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