Treasure Island

Patricia Goedicke


Without Looking


Either at my friend's daughter's
sixteen-year-old body dumped
on the morgue slab, T-shirt
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  • Robert Quilter (9/22/2008 1:42:00 PM)

    Quite an opening stanza, that has lived with me the days, since i first read it.
    When you learn Ms.Goedicke battled cancer a lot of her life and the failing mental powers of her beloved second husband...read 'When Earth Begins to End' it puts a new light on some of the poetry. (Report) Reply

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