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To Honor My Ancestors
by Karen C Vanderlaan
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To Honor My Ancestors


Sadly I am distant, a bit lost without connections,

Far removed from any memory,

Of those who came before me in time,

For my culture has not made this knowledge essential.


I feel I have lost much by not knowing,

My lineage, my history, and my family.

Where they kings or queens, robbers or thieves?

Perhaps some were heroes, perhaps they were not.


For some, who they are, is governed by esteemed ancestry,

And lineage matters in their paths in life,

Without this, I recently feel a sense of loss,

And hope that in my life, I honor the memory of my ancestors.

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Reviewed by Art Sun
A nice reflective display of poetic expression Karen, the evolution of the mind always looks back...

nice work....

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
It is from those ancestors you have been born. And that my friend is a life to celebrate, for you are one amazing woman.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
A nice tribute to your ancestors, and no matter who they were, you count for who you are.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Whoever or whatever your ancestors were matters little for they live on in your heart and in your become the wonderful person with deep heart, true soul and a love for animals and children that you have they would have to have been wonderful people...

Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
John is are not alone. Beautiful, heartfelt writing, Karen.
Reviewed by John Leko
...well written thoughts of many...finds you are not alone. Yet you honor your ancestors...for you wish to know more of them.
well written Karen...
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