“Caress your history–who else will?”

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(poetry diary 64) Posting this after a rough family gathering last night in which tensions were brought up over dividing time between children and an elderly parent. Not an easy situation. The ending of this poem is what gets me….

Family Reunion 
 Jeredith Merrin 

The divorced mother and her divorcing 
daughter. The about-to-be ex-son-in-law 
and the ex-husband’s adopted son. 
The divorcing daughter’s child, who is
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Read rest of poem 

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