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To carry on our love of all things poetry and to keep the energy high, I will continue to post poems by the contributing poets to the anthology until the Colorado Book Awards on May 21, 2017 (info by clicking here).

IMG_1062Today’s poem is by contributing poet: June Clymer

Forever There
 
an afghan lies 
upon a still lap
molded into bones
long ago released from flesh
folded hands
reveal altered junctions
satin holds within
memories for the living
a pillow accepts
laid to rest
beneath the cloth
time bequeaths decline
steel walls
protect an extinction
a closed door prevents entry
to a shelter that fills a vacant plot
particles form a barrier
only prayers can reach
green captures
a blanket of earth
that holds the past
granite introduces the rebellion
of a future deceased
a soul once in flight
perches at peace 
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