Xen

Jul. 18th, 2017 03:00 pm
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This is the Xen remaining in my mind.
These are the memories we mourn today:
they know no bounds, and cannot be confined.
These are the fingerprints you left behind;
These are the shadows that you cast away.

This is the Xen remaining in my mind
who fights to heal, to hope, and to unbind,
who helps the homeless build a place to stay,
who knows no bounds, and cannot be confined,
whose voice supports the hated and maligned,
who builds a happy home where children play:
this is the Xen remaining in my mind.

You taught me that the hope of humankind
is in community that, come what may,
will know no bounds and cannot be confined:
the colours of your rainbow are combined,
reflected here, for ever and a day;
this is the Xen remaining in my mind
who knows no bounds and cannot be confined.

[in memoriam Xen Hasan, obiit 2017]

 

Date: 2017-07-18 02:14 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] brainwane
My condolences.

Date: 2017-07-18 04:42 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ghoti_mhic_uait
Thank you. I didn't know her well, never met her in person, but I feel her loss.

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