Lynn Rowe

Rookie (October 31,1959 / Omaha, NE)

Lynn Rowe Poems

1. Race Memories 5/18/2007
2. In Praise Of Fauna 6/21/2007
3. Cats 10/12/2009
4. Heroin 5/1/2007
5. Catherine 6/1/2006
Best Poem of Lynn Rowe

Catherine

The Eldest of Sylvia's Daughters
Lies Still in the Earth Below,
On the Edge of a Small Town Graveyard,
Where They Never Even Mow.

They've Buried Mostly Babies Here,
Whose Families Couldn't Pay.
My Mother Softly Tells Me,
As We Clear the Weeds Away.

My Mother Keeps on Speaking
And I Just Mutely Hear
The Same Short Sad Story
She Tells me Every Year.

The Girl Succumbed to Rickets
When She was Two Years Old,
Your Grandma was Heart-broken
And Could Not Be Consoled.

A Disease of Malnutrition,
You Don't Hear Much of Today, ...

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