Francis Santaquilani


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  • Karen Sinclair (1/10/2014 4:28:00 AM)

    Exceptional. A great writer....

  • Yvonne Prete (1/14/2012 9:16:00 AM)

    I liked today's poem and the Abortion Haiku. That's the only poetry criticism I oernut,

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Best Poem of Francis Santaquilani

Sailing On

He's in this room?

He's not being rocked
Side to side.
He's so pale.
He was so brown and
Often red. Strange
To not see him under
The sun, moon and stars.

A white blanket over him.
White sheets under him.
His head floats on a white pillow
Like a fish head on a cushion of
The whitest sea foam.
All of its color washed out to sea.

The wrinkles on his face and neck
And the crinkles around his eyes
Seem ironed out by this artificial light.

His mouth is closed, and
Not singing
To compete with the gulls
And the ...

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