an old photograph…

i am
a fading
portrait
each friend’s death
dims
a part
of
who
i am
and
each death
within
the family
makes faint
a portion
of
who
i was
soon
i will have
no eyes
to
see
into
tomorrow

 

2 thoughts on “an old photograph…

  1. Very well done, Charlie. It reminds me of my favorite analogy. The tapestry of our lives is woven with the threads of so many other lives that intersect with ours.

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