The only response
to a child’s grave is
to lie down before it and play dead

Analysis, meaning and summary of Bill Knott's poem Minor Poem

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  1. ilene novick says:

    mr. knott must have known such pain when he wrote this poem….the pain either from his own child or someone else’s….i’m thinking of the pain of a mother i know who lost her child recently and feeling what is described in this poem which speaks of the most terrible experience in so few words…

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