And so it goes….

The plans changed.

We adapted.

That’s life.

Six became four,

then five,

by technology.

Presence begat

seven.

Two absent by

choice,

circumstance.

Seven embraced nine,

then many.

Growing conversation

included the world,

its entirety,

its meaning,

purpose,

subterfuge,

conspiracies

and realities.

And realities of conspiracies.

 

Gallons of humour.

Tears

of laughter

and understanding.

Hugs and kisses of short farewells

and longer journeys.

Dismissives of maternal worry

enclosed in comprehensive travelogues.

Tickles of

tender teasing,

rude, graphic, enacted

diffusion.

Undiluted,

concentrated

love.

My family.

More growth.

And so it goes.

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4 thoughts on “And so it goes….”

    1. It was a lovely evening with my crew before one set off on something of an adventure. Mixed emotions from this mammy. While he’s off backpacking in Thailand I’ll spend the next few weeks worrying. And hoping he has a good time! And he’s 24! I should know better by now but apparently not. 😉 x

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