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Friday, August 26, 2011

Song for Friday...for Tracy

Today would have been my sister's 52nd birthday.
2 weeks ago she died peacefully but suddenly in her sleep.
No rhyme-no reason.
Her generous heart just stopped.
One of the things about her was that she loved crows.
She fed them everyday.
Peanuts littered her neighbourhood.
She also loved the Beatles, so this song's for her.
Happy Birthday dear sister.



10 comments:

the wild magnolia said...

I am most always touched by the loss of loved ones. I have lost before and my heart goes out, reaches out to you.

I wish you peace, it will come along and along, in a smile, on the wind, by the spoken words, possibly a memory, or perhaps when the sunrises all peachy one morn.

gz said...

A beautiful song to remember by.

Ciara said...

What a perfect choice of song, Kerry. Thinking of you. C xx

Aja said...

Love you Mom... xxx Aja

farmlady said...

What a dear picture of your sister when she was little.
We never know what will happen in life or how we will leave. It is a mystery that only God understands.
I know that this is so hard for you. I wish I could say something to help.
I can only say that she is beyond the dance of leaving and she did this well.

acornmoon said...

What a terrible shock for you all to loose a loved one in that way. My heart goes out to you all. xxx

island sweet said...

i am so sorry kerry. i can't imagine how awful it must be to lose a sister. my thoughts are with you.

Suz said...

so sorry for your loss
The song is perfect
gentle and sweet
hug

Cobalt Violet said...

I can't even imagine what you are going through. I'm sending peace, prayers and love your way and to your whole family.

I love the image of her feeding the crows. So beautiful.
So generous.
Huge hugs Kerry,
Lucinda

Sherry O'Keefe said...

kerry, i feel the way you embrace this loss, rather than try to deny it or overcome it. you embrace your sister's life and she stays with you with each story you tell, and with each lesson from her life that you continue to allow to direct you as each day carries on.

on a lighter note: irish princess crown. of course, of course!