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for my late friend (vocal only)

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This poem recently appeared in Short and Twisted anthology – a brilliant annual Australian collection of poems and stories with unexpected endings. (Celapene Press,, 2017.)
ISBN: 9781925572094 (paperback)
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for my late friend

i’m weary of the euphemisms
friends keep saying you’ve passed
like it was a test

meanwhile most of you went up in flames
and we’re all breathing in your molecules
on a daily basis

our conversations and your smiles
exist only in my synapses.
you were always punctual

so why do they keep calling you late?
let’s face it you’re never going
to get here

"for my late friend (vocal only)"
by robwalkerpoet

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