Where God Keep the Wakes of Butterly Wings
written July 2, 1993
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Where God Keeps the Wakes of Butterfly Wings
Eulogy to Mom
Note for line 1: Goggin was my mother's mother
I wrote this as a eulogy to my mother as she lay dying in a hospital. She died just three weeks later on July 24. I read it at her memorial service on July 28, 1993 at the Congregational Church in Dundee, Illinois, less than a mile from where she was born.