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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Heritance

Heritance

Hand it on,
Like a time-worn,
Treasured heirloom.

Like silver spoons
Worn so thin by
Generations of hands.

Put your smooth,
Young hand in the
Wrinkled, old one.

March together briefly,
This moment in time.

What was given to me,
I also hand on to you.


Betsy McKenzie, June 28, 2007

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