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We Had Him

We Had Him

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Published by: api-12561077 on Jul 08, 2009
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We Had Him

Beloveds, now we know that we know nothing, now that
our bright and shining star can slip away from our
fingertips like a puff of summer wind.

Without notice, our dear love can escape our doting
embrace. Sing our songs among the stars and walk our
dances across the face of the moon.

In the instant that Michael is gone, we know nothing. No
clocks can tell time. No oceans can rush our tides with
the abrupt absence of our treasure.

Though we are many, each of us is achingly alone,
piercingly alone.
Only when we confess our confusion can we remember
that he was a gift to us and we did have him.
He came to us from the creator, trailing creativity in
Despite the anguish, his life was sheathed in mother
love, family love, and survived and did more than that.
He thrived with passion and compassion, humor and

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