Peggy Hapke Lewis


Peggy Hapke Lewis Poems

1. Candlelight And Rain 3/23/2007
2. Missing 4/24/2011
3. Rehearsals For Space 2/11/2005
4. To The Librarian At The Tesson Ferry Branch 2/22/2005

Comments about Peggy Hapke Lewis

  • Jim Shanor (4/23/2011 10:20:00 PM)

    Peggy Hapke Lewis is a marvellous poet. More, Please.

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Best Poem of Peggy Hapke Lewis

Rehearsals For Space

What if those bleak mornings
when you are plucked from sleep
by sonorous bump and groan
and sucked into the vacuum of a black hall
to land in your alien kitchen
are only rehearsals for living alone

and in that slot of time
decisions to make a pot of chocolate,
consume seven figs and an omelet
and watch “Arsenic and Old Lace” one more time
are seeds of a life you may inherit
when you are flung from promenade deck
into the hold of the unknown.

What if you admit that part of you
craves the sunless solitude
reveling in silent rooms you ...

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