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A Woman Waking

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She wakens early remembering
her father rising in the dark
lighting the stove with a match
scraped on the floor. Then measuring
water for coffee, and later the smell
coming through. She would hear
him drying spoons, dropping
them one by one in the drawer.
Then he was on the stairs
going for the milk. So soon
he would be at her door
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COMMENTS
G. Murdock 06 December 2005
Very Excellent work! This is another act of fashioning a Faberge from a hard boiled egg . It's like watching someone carve a chain out of a piece of wood. Or a symphony arising from a solo guitar.
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Oliver Brookshore 09 September 2005
This poem is so awesome. Such a powerful sense to it and yet so simple. I love it im going to read more of your wonderful work your go me hooked. well done!
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