This site is a work in progress. I will be uploading a lot of info in the next few days/weeks. Today is March 20, 2007. If I can I will have everything finished and put online by mid April. Just bear with me on this. I have over 2000 people in my family tree, and this is just my dad's side!
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestors, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come and visit you.