Poet: Carl Sandburg
Volume: Chicago Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1913
Poem of the Day:
Aug 14 2002
Comment 1 of 1, added on April 13th, 2014 at 6:27 PM.
grandpa stephen enia
grandpa stephen eniatg his plateof food then nibbling on whateverwas left on the tabledrinking a pale alewhile narrating his dayof chemo and radiationaround our oak tablememories of grandpa stephenstanding up, picking up his plateand utensilswalking to doorthrowing them outsidedinner over grandpa stephenwatches baseball critiquingand coachingeating from the candy bowlwondering where the treatsdisappearedeven now when the chairsappear quite emptythey are really quite fullof life with grandpa stephenplaying his guitaruntil death took his last breath
Natalia from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
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