Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 521 Points (22 September / London)

Crushed Thrush Hushed - Current Version - Poem by Jonathan ROBIN

Cluster bombs' free fall
breed desolate destruction:
timid thrush, one wall.

(11 April 2010)

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Initially written 23 March 1975 as a couplet entitled The Thrush
The Thrush - 0064 - Initial Version
Desolate destruction, spot fire bombs fall,
A timid thrush now worms beside one wall.

The number in the title refers to the chronological order of the first version unless the poem was omitted from the original list and rediscovered. Revised versions retain the initial number.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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