One by one, the graduates’ names were called.
For me, there was one who stood out.
Maybe it was her face, etched with years, yet filled with determination.
Or the graceful way she rose to accept her diploma.
The smile that said, “I did it.”
Yes, Grandma. You really did.
Susan Gale Wickes lives in Indiana. In addition to writing and reading short stories, she enjoys cartoon captioning and word games.