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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Kaddish Haiku

in my sleep
a crow croaks Kaddish
... winter day moon

 (for Harvey Shapiro)

Published on PoemHunter Feb. 2, 2013

Note: Harvey Shapiro (January 27,1924 - January 7,2013) was an admired American poet and former editor of The New York Times, who suggested that Martin Luther King should write his famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail."