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 
universe
can
still be
 
what was 
is 
now
no longer
 
there is no
foregone conclusion
or beginning
to tell 
 
our lives
and we are
unresolved
forever
changed
 
because
they loved us
 
love
of which 
there is
no
end

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