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Going On Alone In The Great Conversation

Mother, you used to say that old was
just going on, no special feeling,
except of surprise.
You said that dead was
a great conversation continued.
With the stars? I wondered.
With the living? With dreamers taken up
in sex or death?

Mother, the last time I saw you was last night
though you have been dead thirty years.
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I’ve just discovered your beautiful poetry What a lovely surprise - a classmate from VHS 1970
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Therese Revell 04 September 2016
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Therese Revell 04 September 2016
I do love you. So much so that I'm going to buy you, in spite of the absurd postage from the USA.
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Gaurav Silwal 27 July 2007
I like your poem. You have thought nicely and it has good effect on reader's mind take care Gaurav
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