Jacques du Lumerie


I only knew it from hearsay (first line) Poem by Jacques du Lumerie


I only knew it from hearsay
From what people told me
In the streets of broken bones.

I only knew it when they died
Bitterness hanging from their lips
Tears in their eyes.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Edited: Thursday, March 18, 2010

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