Yizkor: For a Family Member You Love in an Estranged Family You Love No Longer

there are ones

who loved us
before we were us
before we knew
what love is
who we are 
and all that
under sun 
and star
in the fold
of the unfolding 
still be
what was 
no longer
there is no
foregone conclusion
or beginning
to tell 
our lives
and we are
they loved us
of which 
there is

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