Doren Robbins

Los Angeles, California
Doren Robbins
Los Angeles, California
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For Pablo Neruda (Elegy)

Rating: 4.9
Lean men,
broad shouldered men,
I see them in the newspaper
with their perfectly styled hair
and their sagging inquisitive eyes
and the gold bars on the epaulets of their uniforms
that shine even there is no light—
they took you down, Neruda,
it didn’t matter to them
that you emerged from the
birthplace of shadows—
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COMMENTS
Sue Ann Simar 30 August 2009
That last image really brings the poem home.
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magnificent tribute! ! u amazing!
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Rich Hanson 13 December 2004
Baeutiful. I'd be proud to write 1 poem like this
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Sandra Osborne 13 December 2004
Excellent. He would be proud of this.
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Kelly Allen Vinal 13 December 2004
Excellent elegy, Doren.
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