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Family Tree (A Poem)

inspired by the thrill of research….

 

I open Pandora’s box,

tread down memory’s lane

All has changed, all’s the same

Generations of names and faces,

trees and traces

of me in them

I wonder if she knows

that she too grows upon these boughs

the same from which our ancestors

hung

 

 

sms aka whatevertheyaint/2013

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2011 Nano winner 2009 special mention in Writer's Journal for "Silent Words" Poet, avid reader, lover of art, average Jane

3 thoughts on “Family Tree (A Poem)

  1. This poem reflected my own feelings during my dig into our family’s past. But the last line of your poem takes this to a whole nother level. Brilliantly done Shont’e. 🙂

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