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The Absence

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It is this great absence
that is like a presence, that compels
me to address it without hope
of a reply. It is a room I enter

from which someone has just
gone, the vestibule for the arrival
of one who has not yet come.
I modernise the anachronism
of my language, but he is no more here
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: absence
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COMMENTS
Dr Antony Theodore 29 May 2019
Genes and molecules have no more power to call him up than the incense of the Hebrews at their altars. a very fine poem. tony
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