Gloria Bland, you will be missed.

It’s been very rough for me in these past few days.

I lost my Grammy Gloria, and it just saddens me.

She’s in that picture with my Granddad James Curtis Bland who passed away when I was 12 years old. In case, you’re wondering, I’m named after his middle name.

My Grammy lived to be 89 years young as she lived a full life being a great mother to my mom, aunt and uncle. Then eventually becoming a great grandmother to my sister, cousin, and I. She always wanted the best for me and she had lots of people who loved her.

I feel bad because this was unexpected and I just yearn to tell her that I love her and care about her again.

Grammy, may the angels welcome you in the great pearly dimension. Tell Grandad I said hello. You’re both reunited in a place where there’s no more suffering.

You may be gone on Earth, but I’ll never forget the amazing memories I’ve had with you during my lifetime.

From your loving grandson,

-Curtis

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Katauta #28

This has been a painful week so far and I’m still processing everything.

My Grammy died earlier this week and I want to do something in her memory.

I made a Katauta that’s dedicated to her, but I’m also going to put another post later today about how I’ve been feeling after the fact.

RIP: Gloria Bland. You’ve lived a great life and you are loved so much.

I wish you could come back and really show how much I care about you.

-Curtis