Reason to live

January 7, 2011

They left me with your shadow,
saying things like
Life is not fair

& I believed them for a long time.

But today,
I remembered
the way you laughed
& the heat
of your hand in mine

& I knew that life is more fair
than we can ever imagine

if we are there to live it

One comment on “Reason to live
  1. In 2007 I lost my heart dog and my favorite aunt. I still think of them often and would never have wished my life without them. Yes, the pain is still palpable sometimes but I’m much richer for having had them in my life.

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