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At Millay's Grave


Your ashes

In an urn

Buried here

Make me burn

For dear life

My candle

At one endó

Night outlasts

Wick and wax

Foe and friend


Samuel Menashe



From The Niche Narrows:
New and Selected Poems,
Talisman House, Publishers,
© 2000.  Reprinted by
permission of the author.

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