Letter Out of Darkness (voice of someone who died)

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Letter Out of Darkness (voice of someone who died)
by Steve

I imagine the voice of my Uncle Larry
who died.
I imagine how he'd share his feelings
about our lives
together and apart...

Dear Steve,

I want you to know that I think about you, especially the Thanksgiving dinners our families spent together. It’s hard for me to write to you because we didn't talk in the last few years of my life. I wish you  had called more. And I feel bad that I let my family keep us apart at the end. I see what your life has been like, and I want to say I'm proud of you. You really are a good, generous person.

I wish you could understand something about me. I joked a lot, but I wasn't always comfortable with people. If I could have, I would have changed our lives in certain ways. I would have thought and talked more seriously with you. If I could play a role in your life now, I would encourage you to keep up the good work.

This is what you meant to me when I was alive -- I was proud of you. Goodbye. I appreciated your love.

Uncle Larry

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