Childhood Lost

20 Jun

Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget
falls drop by drop upon the heart,
until, in our own despair,
against our will,
comes wisdom
through the awful grace of God.

–Robert F. Kennedy, paraphrasing Aeschylus

Happy eighteenth birthday, little bro.

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One Response to “Childhood Lost”

  1. Judy Sheriff June 20, 2016 at 8:36 pm #

    I’m sure he’s never far from your heart. Hugs to you and your family, Karl.

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