Barbara James

Rookie - 7 Points (Chicago, Illinois)

Impermanence - Poem by Barbara James

The Child of Five is dead.
The girl of fifteen gay no more.
And now,
the old woman disappearing somewhere.
Ghosts following ghosts.

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  • (3/2/2007 10:26:00 AM)

    i will not follow ghosts... to lead me to where... nothing inside me, would desire to live. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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