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By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

Bits 'n Pieces

Tribute to my Grandpa

 

June 1, 2023

IESHA TOFT/SENTINEL-NEWS

Grandpa and the author at around age 2, enjoying one of his favorite snacks – Grandma's homemade popcorn. He died on May 24.

How blessed am I to get to mourn in this way,

To grieve for the loss of a bright yesterday,

To not have to wonder where he's gone or has been,

To imagine his new form, running free once again,

Sitting on the crick bank with his sisters and his friends,

Holding his sweet grand babe, his deep joy shall not end,

We don't know how to feel as we wipe away the tears,

The Heavens rejoice as we reminisce our years,

We think about our lifetime with such a wonderful man,

And we rest assured in God's amazing plan.

How blessed am I to get to mourn in this way,

To grieve for the loss of a bright yesterday,...



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