Treasure Island

Mary Mc Creath

(Glasgow, Scotland)

death-My Gran


She knew,
I Knew,
She knew.
But how?

What gave her strength,
Such perfect strength.
Now?

When I did ask,
How could she face
That Mary,
Had to die.

She said to me
In answer clear,
HE knows
The reason
Why

Submitted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Edited: Friday, August 03, 2012

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My aunt, aged 33 died in Easter 1954. I was angry, but my gran faced it with courage and faith.

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