Death in the Time of Corona #96

My uncle escaped Nazi-occupied Austria
trekked to Zurich
then London
and lost his parents.

He lasted through many careers
and many years
and through the rest of his family
and generation.
He saw them all through

and now
he is buried alone
his wife in another unhealthy bed
awaiting her fate.

Even in this testimony
he hasn’t a name.
Just another anonymous
as we all
await our fates.

About Jonathan Berger

I used to write quite a bit more.
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2 Responses to Death in the Time of Corona #96

  1. Lorraine Leckie says:

    omgosh this is beautiful Add his name please or i will die of sadness

  2. April says:

    Deepest condolences. Stay safe. ❤

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