A gift

I was amazed
when my brother’s girlfriend gave me
this gift last week:

It depicts the first moment
I held
Malou…

one of my favorite pictures,
one of my favorite moments.

Larissa has only known me
“after Malou”
but I am so grateful
that she remembers her with love too.

I couldn’t put it better than Larissa herself
in the inscription on the back:

Malou is forever loved
and never forgotten.

Thank you, Larissa,
for this gorgeous painting,
which we will treasure forever.

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  1. So beautiful.
    xo

  2. That is so, so beautiful. What a touching and thoughtful gift!

  3. That is so precious, what a sweet sister you have.

  4. Absolutely gorgeous. It’s amazing how well it captures the incredible love you shared with Malou.

    xoxo,
    CT

  5. oh my. i am just now looking at this. the second i saw it i cried… out of love and beauty for how perfectly i envision this moment in my own mind. wow. you’re lucky to have this depiction. you can see the happiness and sadness in your face…
    i love you


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