She was there
always for her kids
and theirs and theirs

with open wings—
quick to feed
and defend them.

Scrappy daughter
of the Dust Bowl,
rest in peace.

                    for Ila Jean Fry
    January 17, 1926 — January 17, 2020




3 responses to “PURE LOVE

  1. A lovely tribute, John.


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  2. Best to Chuck and family.

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  3. Thiss is a great post thanks

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