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  • To my parents memory
    stalwarts and holdouts
    and then they're gone
    and I'm left in the lurch
    an offspring of their time
    and a reflection of mine
    their generation careful
    to provide for the day
    when my generation
    can throw that caution
    into the winds of now
    I bequeath this poem
    of a redemptive love
    and my childhood of
    resounding to YES!
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