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100 Days of Gladness: Day 26

NaPoWriMo: "Leaving Day"

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Nineteen years of living in this house swept away —

by Bekins, by us, by life flowing through us

into more of its own self.

Who knew this would last so long

when we moved here,

or feel so right now that we’re leaving?

With our hearts in our bellies,

our feet full of butterflies,

and our dog in her little

JetBlue approved bag,

we board the plane

for our new life.

Goodbye to nineteen years of family love and duty.

A bow to all that we learned, all that we grew into,

and all the blessings that seeded us

with the strength we feel today.

Thank you to all the gods and spirits

who kept watch over us so we could

meet this day intact with our whole soul.

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