Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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We remember dead people
by plaster masks cast
at their last breath, sealed
behind a veil, they go on
as we get up again
to take the risks required
to multiply our talents, savor
our loss, learn by failed endeavors
yield to exist, humble, grateful
for a Redeemer that lends a hand.

Jan G. Otterstrom F. 5/06/2013