s./j. goldner

Rookie (March 2nd,1984 / USA)

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cast my graduation picture into the rain—
watched as the glass shattered under the stars
and the frame dislodge itself from my face,
as if to say, “At last.”

Winter 2004

Submitted: Saturday, May 27, 2006
Edited: Thursday, November 02, 2006

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  • Bronze Star - 2,229 Points john tiong chunghoo (9/30/2006 7:12:00 AM)

    that says a lot about your earlier poem when you found out that you wanted to be a poet after all. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Seán O' Muiriosa (5/27/2006 5:27:00 PM)

    This poem just hit me so hard - perhaps because I've just had my graduation recently - but more because you capture the breaking away so brilliantly and painfully. I am a huge admirer of your work.
    All the best, Seán (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ***** ********* (5/27/2006 4:49:00 PM)

    As a metaphorical throw away it's perfect, but I hope you kept the photo, such memories are prescious indeed. My son missed his altogether yesterday, cus I wasn't there to see him shine. I was gutted. But I see your reasoned response very clearly. Well done. Tai (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (5/27/2006 4:38:00 PM)

    A breaking free, oh this was sooooo great, I love it!
    Thankyou Susan
    Love Duncan X (Report) Reply

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