Lifting Her

Carrie Jones
2 min readSep 13, 2021

Grammy used to cry over tomatoes

When she held them in her hand

To admire. She’d wheel her chair

To the sink, shuffling along.

She wasn’t paralyzed.

Her old bones just couldn’t carry

Her weight anymore though she was tiny-thin,

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