Chanukah Itself's the Miracle

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Chanukah itself's the miracle:
How could we remember all those years,
Aliens lost upon a shoreless sea,
Not only scattered--battered, shattered, tattered,
Unwelcome guests of hosts unmerciful,
Knowing well the wellsprings of our tears,
A life devoured by identity
Holding on to legacies that mattered?

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

Audio and Video Music: Mourning Song. By Kevin MacLeod. Performed by
Kevin MacLeod at the Free Music Archive under an Attribution license.

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