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Anonymous Rex

"The death of a man is like the fall of a mighty nation..."
—Czesław Miłosz

He lies beneath a stone
that weighs more than a ton,
his skull and skeleton
like ruins left alone

for twenty hundred springs,
the ruins of a temple
in which a once great people
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: death
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Kelly Kurt 09 February 2016
A poignant piece, Leo. Thanks for sharing Peace
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