Aphelion Issue 277, Volume 26
October 2022
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On The Front Porch

by Denny E Marshall

On the front porch watching the rain
See falling headstones from the grave.
The city said it would not save.
The cemetery on fourth and main

Behind a gate locked with a chain.
Progress of the public domain
Stones cut down with bulldozers shave
See falling headstones from the grave

Plan to cover over the terrain
Machines dig holes like a cave
Filled in with coffins, wave after wave
Crew running out could not explain
On the front porch watching the rain

© 2013 Denny E Marshall

Denny E. Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published. Denny does not have a Facebook page or Twitter account but does have a website with previously published works.

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