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At Pleasure Bay

Rating: 3.1
In the willows along the river at Pleasure Bay
A catbird singing, never the same phrase twice.
Here under the pines a little off the road
In 1927 the Chief of Police
And Mrs. W. killed themselves together,
Sitting in a roadster. Ancient unshaken pilings
And underwater chunks of still-mortared brick
In shapes like bits of puzzle strew the bottom
Where the landing was for Price's Hotel and Theater.
And here's where boats blew two blasts for the keeper
To shunt the iron swing-bridge. He leaned on the gears
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Susan Williams 10 November 2015
Absolutely absorbing glimpses of lives and the sad suicide of the Chief of Police and Mrs. W woven in and out of other tales. This is great literature!
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Ahmad Shiddiqi 15 September 2009
superb of narrative way and full of memories. keep writing! ! !
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Ahmad Shiddiqi 15 September 2009
superb of narrative way and full of memories. keep writing! ! !
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