refuge

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a refuge

a place of safety

a place to remember

gifts given in grief and anguish

received in hope of transformation

and remembering the kindness and skills

of the go-betweens, who prepared the bodies

of those who received the gifts

of those who gave

with such final generosity

and abiding grace

Colin Will
23/03/2014

for the National Memorial to Organ and Tissue Donation in Scotland
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Link to Alec Finlay’s blog

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