In Loving Memory of My Mother
Patricia Anne Stoneburner (nee Pyne)

June 6, 1930 – September 10, 2014

A Clear Midnight (1881)

“This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best,
Night, sleep, death and the stars.”

                                                                                                                                                                              — Walt Whitman
                                                                                                                                                                                   Leaves of Grass