The Sketchbook Project:: page 23

The Sketchbook Project, page 23, acrylic.
My mother came from Argentina, to live with us in California. My children called her "Abuelita Gloria", or "Abu". She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren for a number of years.
When my mother gave me one of her recent poems: "Mis mariposas de colores", I failed to understand she was saying "Goodbye". She knew...
Mi madre vino desde Argentina, a vivir con nosostros en California. Mis hijos la llamaban "Abuelita Gloria", o "Abu". Disfruto mucho a sus nietos y biznietos por varios anos.
Cuando mi madre me dio uno de sus poemas recientes: "Mis mariposas de colores", yo no comprendi que era su manera de despedirse. Ella los sabia...