POET: Ayinde Russell
PIECE: Grandfather
CATEGORIES DISCUSSED:
Family
SUMMARY:
The impact of one’s grandfather, especially during the final days of life, leaves Ayinde Russell to think about the impact of his words, commitment, and legacy.

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“Grandpa had the heart of a warewolf, this is how he explained his disappearances to my grandmother.”

The impact of one’s grandfather, especially during the final days of life, leave Ayinde Russell to think about the impact of his words, commitment, and legacy. This poem not only reveals the interaction between grandfather and grandson, but how these two men differ in their commitment and fidelity to their significant others.

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