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A Lover Remembered

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An Old Lover Remembered.


On my walks, in the part of town that is neglected, where
streetlamps are so few that they can’t link light, I met my
old lover; she has a kiosk, sells fried chicken and fries,
soft drinks and cigarettes, since there are no other outlets
for these kind of things the poor and homeless, come here
for a bit to eat and socialize on the pavement outside her
business Years hadn’t been kind, her beautiful lips that

could do tricks were now a pale scar across her ashen face,
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Nathaniel Booker 13 September 2008

Ode to the realities of old love... very lovely poem... bitterly real and a true pleasure to read... *10* Be well

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