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The Chimney-Sweeper – Sad Poems

The Chimney-Sweeper When my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry ‘Weep! weep! weep!…

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Banyan – Sad Poems

Banyan As winter secrets melt with the purple sun, what is revealed is electric notes tune unknown scales, syntax alters tongues, terracotta melts white, banyan…

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The Death Song Of Lenny Ross – Sad Poems

The Death Song of Lenny Ross Lenny Ross was a Whiz Kid quiz show contestant as a child in the 50s who later became an…

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Alone – Sad Poems

Alone Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came…

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The Bean Eaters – Sad Poems

The Bean Eaters They eat beans mostly, this old yellow pair. Dinner is a casual affair. Plain chipware on a plain and creaking wood, Tin…

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Among The Tranquil Graves – Sad Poems

Among the Tranquil Graves You walk among the tranquil graves To take away a piece of their peace, Swirling cheap but colorful wine, Sipping it…

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Late Afternoon At Point Reyes – Sad Poems

Late Afternoon at Point Reyes Dunes simmer, bulrushes guard the gray gold emptiness of the Pacific coast summer. I lounge face upward with outstretched arms….

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Diving Into The Wreck – Sad Poems

Diving into the Wreck First having read the book of myths, and loaded the camera, and checked the edge of the knife-blade, I put on…

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My Sister Buried In A Trunk – Sad Poems

My Sister Buried in a Trunk I was around Every night I called up to her window EmilyEmily, dont die alone… I was there As…

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A Blessing – Sad Poems

A Blessing Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota, Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass. And the eyes of those two Indian ponies Darken…

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