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  • i was lucky.

    my family has stayed healthy all my life. never once did i experience a syncopated rhythm.

    i was lucky.

    you came into my life to stay. a companion. a friend. a family member.

    i was lucky.

    you were healthy. you were going to be here forever.

    . . .

    that morning was accompanied with deafening silence. but like a pianist crafting his song, i had to play on.

    i was lucky.

    i still hear you in the halls. i still hear you outside. i still hear you in that cold room.

    was i lucky?

    it all seemed unfair. my life was in crescendo, but yours reaching pianissimo.

    yes. . .
    i was lucky.

    thank you for 14 measures of memories. for the endless love.
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