Long before our hearts met There was hidden camaraderie Between our eyes In shared laughter Stolen glances Inside jokes Hyperbolic hilarity Tempered with tangible truth  

Poem 12

You have been here for 81 years, your smile always shining and lighting the way for those of us who have had the joy of loving you. Suddenly, we learn there has been a hole in your heart all this time. One might think that…