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Dear Lord


Nineteen ninety-nine

My sister died.

I did not ask you:


You took my Father.

My aunt, my uncle.

My God Mothers.

You took Tom and Michael,

Is there any end to this cycle?

You took my Father-in-law,

You took my aunt.

Lord, you took my MOTHER!

For ten years, Lord,

you know I cried!

Then I was on line,

a decison was made:

I was saved!

I’ll ask you now:


2 thoughts on “Dear Lord

  1. Voi IRMA. Miten kauniisti Sinä osaat sanoa. Kyynel silmääni kohosi, vaikka minun englannin kieleni ei kaksinen olekkaan.

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