memories – 2

longer still
since my father’s
passing when I was
twenty-nine

his parents came
here from Sweden
a long time ago

we called them
Nanna and Poppa Ernie

many conversations
we never could have
yet he too is with me

still

For Harold A. Borgh (1915 – 1983)

By Ellen Grace Olinger

November 29, 2016

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

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