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    A Best Last Day (For Mercedes, Elton and all the rest)   Sunshine kisses, Gentle fingers fashioned From the lightest breeze, Tickle over your closed eyes, Angled now to the bluest sky; These last moments, Were made just for you.   We surround you, Our faces pressed against your grizzled cheeks, As you totter on your rickety pins, We...

If not, For those of you, Who get The profundity In the simplicity: “If not you, then who?” There wouldn’t be a soul, To translate the silent tongue, No one wants to speak, Of the seldom seen, Indeed, those whom No one wants to see.   If not you, then Who? Would heed, The silent battle cry, Against the pain of Giving up...