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A Week Later

Rating: 3.2
A week later, I said to a friend: I don't
think I could ever write about it.
Maybe in a year I could write something.
There is something in me maybe someday
to be written; now it is folded, and folded,
and folded, like a note in school. And in my dream
someone was playing jacks, and in the air there was a
huge, thrown, tilted jack
on fire. And when I woke up, I found myself
counting the days since I had last seen
my husband-only two years, and some weeks,
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Kingsley Egbukole 17 December 2019
Touching and interesting.
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Anil Kumar Panda 17 December 2019
Deeply meaningful write on love and life. Nicely crafted. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for posting.
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Mahtab Bangalee 17 December 2019
the moment the hour spent through the great love feelings and it touched the soul of eternity!
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Paul Reed 17 December 2019
That is so powerful and wonderful to read
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Anil Kumar Panda 19 November 2016
A love that bloomed releasing fragrance of youth and ending in a sad note at the death bed of mother has been penned nicely. Thanks for sharing.
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Birgitta Abimbola Heikka 19 November 2016
Nice poem. I did not understand it at first. It’s about something lost (I think) . Like the reference of the lobby to the beauty of a king’s tomb—silent and dead but there is still a beauty about it.
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R Soos 19 November 2016
so many stories stashed quickly into a single poem - tough to do convincingly - and Sharon pulls it off.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 19 November 2016
A beautifully conceived meaningful write full of emotional out-bursts. Congrats on modern Poem of the Day.
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Edward Kofi Louis 19 November 2016
Playing jacks! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Colleen Courtney 15 May 2014
So much feeling in this heartfelt write.
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