Family, Tree

Inspired by
http://soultoink.net/category/intro/home/napowrimo-2016/. 
Write a poem that takes the form of a family portrait. 
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Eradicated, the heralds say
Inverted, roots to the sky
None to come after me,
Not through me
Unwatered, withered
This branch will die, with me

The past is before me
New roots grow
I give birth to my mother
New life to my father
Two people my parents didn’t know
New aunts and siblings spring forth
Not brother, or sister but in one, both

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