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Deceased

Rating: 2.3

Harlem
Sent him home
in a long box-
Too dead
To know why:

The licker
Was lye.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Michael Walker 17 November 2019

A sorrowful poem. A deceased negro sent home in a casket from Harlem. Was liquor to blame?

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alexis 27 February 2019

it/s so sad cause people die everday from shooting, drugs, deases, and more.

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Sally Jones 17 February 2018

sadest poem that I have ever read in my life

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Brianna James 23 April 2013

Death is sad It comes unseen When it happens Nothing can be done Though we wish to It is impossible To avoid a fate As cruel as death

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