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A Memoir

Realizations and reflections of a complex life

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A Memoir

Where did this come from?
Slowly, it grew,
Becoming a beautiful reality.
It was a dream that I did not know I had dreamt,
And yet
It was the longing of my heart.


When do strangers become friends?
Suddenly, it exists,
Forming an entire new world.
It is a color that I did not know I was missing from my palette,
But somehow
I always hoped for that hue.


How did this happen?
Abruptly, it shattered,
Mutilating my fragile humanity.
It was a pain that seemed to surpass normality,
However
I realized that it was a constant for many.


What causes a heart to change?
Swiftly, it transforms,
Creating a whole new life.
It is a leap I have taken with wings I never knew I had,
Even so
I somehow believed that the wings would sustain me.


Why has this come about?
Astoundingly, it persists,
Filling an empty jar of clay.
It is a truth that surprises me with its never-ending sweetness,
Just the same
The taste is familiar and right and good.


Who am I to have life?
Mercifully, it carries me,
Enveloping me with an overwhelming love.
It was a name like a secret, something too beautiful and precious to share,
Yet
The name is for all those who are weary and burdened, a blessing for all mankind,
A saving grace for my despair.

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