A Hundred Gourds 4:4 September 2015

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the family take turns
on death watch
border guards between
this world and the next

space André Surridge - New Zealand
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  Sunrise –
sketches of green
on the bare trees
in the hospice window
with the empty bed

space George Swede - Canada
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    today the hue
of your death
fell into focus
all of my past

space ayaz daryl nielsen - USA
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of memories
set in stone
i scatter flower petals
on your grave

space Caroline Skanne - UK
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      a ball of red wool
the heart of it
       a mystery

space Claire Norman - UK
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    if I could …
I would follow you
to prayer
on the pilgrim’s path
between the stars

space Marilyn Humbert - Australia
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