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Mary Jane Died Last Night

Rating: 4.4
The younger sister
Of the second wife
Of my dear friend
Of forty-five years
Died last night.

You didn't know her.

She died at fifty-six;
For many that's younger,
For more that's older;
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: death
Quoth Theraven 01 September 2020
Somehow get the sense the poet was closer to Mary Jane than others known in life. It doesn't remove the fine patina that grew from the days. QtR
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A B Faniki 19 August 2019
A par for originality I enjoy readin this poem thus the topice is one of sadness.Beatitiful tribute
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Prabir Gayen 26 May 2019
Well, she died last night. Just thought you might Like to know, Mary Jane died last night ..... beautiful
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Kim Barney 25 January 2019
Nicely done. I have lost friends and family members as well. This kind of resonates for each one of them. Thanks.
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Akhtar Jawad 15 April 2018
After reading this poem I condole the death of this lovely woman, may her soul rest in peace! Amen!
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Richard Wlodarski 12 November 2017
Francie, I was deeply moved by your heart wrenching ode to a very special human being. And your earthy style of writing. Mary Jane would be proud! Thank you for sharing your pain. And my condolences.
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Gordon Gilhuly 25 June 2017
Lovely poem. Your use of tone - perfectly conversational - creates some genuine pathos.
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Kim Barney 06 December 2016
Great poem, Francie. Wonderful tribute to Mary Jane.
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Atasha Williams 21 March 2016
Condolences for your dear friend. Death is as natural as birth
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Edward Kofi Louis 24 December 2015
Death is part of us; may her soul rest in peace. Nice dedication.
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