Leave Proof You Existed

Janis Cohen leave a legacy

“Everything is Everything.”
~The Tao of Wu

“I want to be remembered for something, anything.  I just want to be remembered.”, she said.

“What do you want to be remembered for?”, I asked.

“At least that I was here.  That I existed.  That I mattered.  That I made a difference. That I was worth something.” she said with melancholy.

“What would that look like?”, I asked. Continue reading

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I found you…

~~Love After Love~~

The time will come when,

with elation you will greet yourself arriving

at your own door, in your own mirror

and each will smile at the other’s welcome,

and say, Sit here. Eat.

You will love again the stranger who was yourself.

Give wine.  Give Bread.  Give back your heart to itself,

to the stranger who has loved you

all your life, whom you ignored for another,

who knows you by heart.

Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

the photographs, the desperate notes,

peel your own image from the mirror.

Sit.  Feast on your life.

 

Derek Walcott~Author

In love and light,

Janis

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