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Reflections on Survival

This photo of me was taken after three heart surgeries it was not clear if I was going to survive
Photo by my brother Carl Trakofler

How strange it is to look at a figure
You once knew but no longer recognize
Lost in the shock of dreadful disfigure
From the discharge of a heart…

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Robert Trakofler

Robert Trakofler

Poetry & lyric writer, drummer & vocalist Owner of an art gallery, antique store, Vegan restaurant and performance venue in Pittsburgh called The Zenith.

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