Lost You

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How can I mourn you I never knew?
By the time I was old enough to know,
Disease had already changed you.
I was whisked away by circumstances,
And I chose to be away later, after you passed…

Labor of Love

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A groan of anguish seeks to escape—
I barely contain it.
Why, why, WHY
Why does it feel so broken?
This was to be a joyful reunion,
A celebration of the fruit of many years—
Yet here is heartache in the happiness…