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A Love Letter to My Home

I saw you gutted open
and filled with mud and
the residue of a
surging tide.

Together, we’ve risen above
the destructive forces
of Hurricane Sandy.

You comforted me
when I was sad and lonely.
You protected me
for 45 years and
I lovingly took care
of you.

A Love Letter to My Home

I saw you gutted open
and filled with mud and
the residue of a
surging tide.

Together, we’ve risen above
the destructive forces
of Hurricane Sandy.

You comforted me
when I was sad and lonely.
You protected me
for 45 years and
I lovingly took care
of you.

Carol Barnett, 71

Mercer Island / Long Island, NY

 
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