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On the Day of Stanley's Funeral

for Stanley Robertson, 1940–2009

Haworth Hodgkinson

 

Today, let the sun
shine on Stanley
one last time.

Tomorrow,
story clouds
will gather close.

Ears will catch at dusk
the soil-choked breath
of earth-impacted
piping.

 


Written 2009

Published in Pushing Out the Boat Issue 9, 2010
(Pushing Out the Boat)

Pushing Out the Boat 9


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