Thursday, December 15, 2016

A Life Lost

We move in these machines
Who decided this box on wheels
Would be the best way to go
This was the vehicle
That took you from one place
To another
And now
It has become your chariot
From this world
To the next
A holy soul
A pure individual
Just trying to a bit of good in the world
Trying to make sad lives a little brighter
You were a bright light
Extinguished in the dark of night
Did you fight?
Were you afraid?
How, how, how,
Why, why, why?
So many questions
Leaving gaping holes
In our pain-filled souls
A community
Feeling the incredible loss
A void that will never go away
But we will think of you every day
We will remember your goodness
Your pure, simple goodness
And may be one day soon
We will be good like you.

(For M.M. A"H)

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