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Resting Places  by MarigoldG

Merry was a teenager when he first fully understood that had they not died Lilias and Linnet would have been his older sisters. He had difficulty thinking of them as older than he, because he had only seen their likenessí in a sketch done just a month before they had died.

He sat by their graveside on occasion, not knowing his mum did the same. He felt odd speaking to them as he hadnít known them, so he sang or hummed as he weeded, or whittled them offerings of birds and little ducks, and left them gifts of daisy chains.

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