A Poem by Elizabeth

He's dead and this is the best I could do.


We all take things
to our graves.

I wonder who you took
to yours.

© 2015 Elizabeth

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Brief and powerful.
Your poems linger in the consciousness long after the reading is done.
I hope you find peace.

Posted 5 Years Ago

That is powerful and sad. x

Posted 6 Years Ago


6 Years Ago

Thank you for the review. It was sad.
Two stanzas with two lines only. Does that reflect how it's such a personal thing, just you and him? I'm sorry for your loss if that's the case.

Beautifully written even though it's short. Reminds me of a Philip Larkin style. Straight to the meat and no funny business. That's good!

Final stanza is chilling. We all have our secrets. And that's what makes people so interesting!

Posted 6 Years Ago


6 Years Ago

I suppose that is exactly why the piece is so short. I am a fan of brevity in my writing anyway, I s.. read more
WOWZA... powerful words in a short writing... one death can effect many lives.

Posted 6 Years Ago

Great write!! I'm taking a can of mixed nuts...in case the squirrels come for a visit.:)

Posted 6 Years Ago

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Added on September 19, 2015
Last Updated on September 20, 2015



Wonderland, TN

I am Alice through the looking glass...I mix my metaphors with barbiturates. I take my mania with a glass of milk and I rarely look before crossing the street. Walk a mile in my mary janes, friend. .. more..

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