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V62.82:
Bereavement


There are many forms
mostly prepositional
over
coins sheep sons

anything can be lost
can be grieved

even
not grieving
even the missing
habit numbed since by waning

scarred pine
squeezes an eyeful of pitch
for each ringed year

 

Carrie A. Purcell
Copyright 2011  

Carrie A. Purcell lives in Seattle. Her poems have appeared in Faultline, the Dudley Review, Floating Bridge Review, Inknode, and elsewhere. She is a proud member of the nonprofit arts group The Heroes.


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