Unexpected

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I painted this sunflower for our neighbor across the street a couple years ago. I was painting a different sunflower when Lois came by and said she wanted me to paint one just like it for her. It is a large 4′ x 4′ painting. She loved the colors and put it on an easel in her living room.

Sadly, we lost her to cancer a week ago. She was a beautiful person with a warm smile and welcoming spirit, just like the sunflower above. She will be missed.

Winter of life 

unexpected changes 

Seeds drop

Memories live on

Sunflowers bloom

Her spirit lives on

Painting: Dwight L. Roth

49 thoughts on “Unexpected

  1. Wow! 4’x4’? That’s big? I bet it brought a lot of joy to your friend’s life to have that cheerful painting in her home. Sorry for your loss … but happy you have such cherished memories.

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