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Charles Simic - Eyes Fastened With Pins

How much death works,
No one knows what a long
Day he puts in. The little
Wife always alone
Ironing death's laundry.
The beautiful daughters
Setting death's supper table.
The neighbors playing
Pinochle in the backyard
Or just sitting on the steps
Drinking beer. Death,
Meanwhile, in a strange
Part of town looking for
Someone with a bad cough,
But the address somehow wrong,
Even death can't figure it out
Among all the locked doors... 
And the rain beginning to fall.
Long windy night ahead.
Death with not even a newspaper
To cover his head, not even
A dime to call the one pining away,
Undressing slowly, sleepily,
And stretching naked
On death's side of the bed.

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Eyes Fastened With Pins - Comments and Information

Poet: Charles Simic
Poem: Eyes Fastened With Pins
Volume: Charon's Cosmology
Year: Published/Written in 1977

Comment 287 of 287, added on March 4th, 2017 at 4:06 PM.

6nY9zC wow, awesome article post.Much thanks again. Will read on

mike tyson from Chile
Comment 286 of 287, added on March 4th, 2017 at 9:25 AM.

P9Ny9x Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Anruf oder Ihren Besuch.

lovely shez from Namibia
Comment 285 of 287, added on March 4th, 2017 at 9:11 AM.

Qd1M1B What type of digicam is this? That is definitely a great top quality.

come here from Italy

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