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Alive Together

Rating: 3.5
Speaking of marvels, I am alive
together with you, when I might have been
alive with anyone under the sun,
when I might have been Abelard's woman
or the whore of a Renaissance pope
or a peasant wife with not enough food
and not enough love, with my children
dead of the plague. I might have slept
in an alcove next to the man
with the golden nose, who poked it
into the business of stars,
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Dr Antony Theodore 21 February 2020
together with marvels and follies and longings and lies and wishes and error and humor and mercy and journeys and voices and faces and colors and summers and mornings and knowledge and tears and chance. very fine use of words and expressions. tony
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Richard Smart 09 March 2019
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Phyllis Beckman 12 March 2017
Breathtaking. Life-changing. True.
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Jasbir Chatterjee 19 March 2016
indeed, it's a marvel that we are still alive and ticking against all the odds stacked against and all those terrible things waiting to happen...
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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014
Such a fine example of all the what if's in the world! Love it.
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Michael Shepherd 01 September 2005
Wonderful, mind-expanding, heart-touching poem - but did they have pop in the Renaissance, David?
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