A Mother’s Promise

If I die before you do,
I’ll wait at the golden gates for you.
And if I don’t see you on judgment day,
I’ll know you went the other way.
And just to prove my love to you,
I’ll go to hell in search of you.
Alice DaLee, date unknown

R.I.P., Muh.
May 15, 1974–October 26, 2014

See also:
A Poem from My Mother
An Elegy for My Mother
A Short Memoir on Suicide

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