Dia de los Muertos


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We carry their ashes
with ours.

Among us
they still become.

They,
no longer dust,

remind us
of our dust.

Their all,
their did and didn’t,

their should, their were,
teach us.

How we spend this journey
becoming them.

They whisper,
Love.”

They whisper,
“Now.”
 

   —November 2, 2017