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Saturday, July 18, 2020

Life and Death amidst a Pandemic

Ninety-First Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

onto the tree-lined street
for the first time
my old friend sings
to a songbird's melody

the smell
lingers in São Paulo's air
row upon row
of wooden grave markers
waiting for names

NeverEnding Story, July 18 2020