Memoirs

19
Apr
2020

POSTED BY Cheryl Harawitz

A Visit from the Past

One book in particular, ‘Born to Win’ by Muriel James, dropped a seed in my subconscious that would sprout enormous changes in my life; but that was years ahead, in a future I could never have imagined back then....
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7
Apr
2020

DNA

A poem about finding my roots and family connection through DNA resting...
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7
Apr
2020

POSTED BY Cheryl Harawitz

My DNA Story

A story of how I discovered my family through a DNA test; a family I thought did not exist until few years ago and the shock, sadness and joy of finding them and the welcome I received....
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Knowing

 

Reaching into the dark

An invisible thread passes over my palm;

I close my fist over it.

All the way down, it gently pulls me,

Guiding me back to my tribe.

 

Aunts, uncles, cousins and kin;

Their memories are alive in my bones

While I sleep in their midst; 

Separated by time and space.

 

Features like mine, careers and hobbies too;

I swim upstream toward them.

Time and space evaporate as I awake in their midst;

I am of their tribe;

They delight in telling me stories.

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