Terry Donovan

Rookie (12/6/41 to? / Amersham, Buckinghamshire)

Green Bits - Poem by Terry Donovan

How can I forget?
I tried,
I sighed,
I even lied.

But though you were gone,
The light still came on.
Every time.

End they were there.
Where you
With true abandon
Left your mark.

And knee-length socks
Flecked with coal dust
Laughed for you.

You cow.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 1, 2004



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