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Poem Without A Title

Charles Simic

I say to the lead
Why did you let yourself
Be cast into a bullet?
Have you forgotten the alchemists?
Have you given up hope
In turning into gold?

Nobody answers.
Lead.  Bullet.  With names
Such as these
The sleep is deep and long.


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Added: 5 May 2003 | Last Read: 27 Jun 2017 11:27 PM | Viewed: 7381 times

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