“Student found dead at KSU” (Laurence Stacey)

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………………..campus rumors
………………..of a suicide
………………..just this morning
………………..camellias showing
………………..their first pink

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Headlines:

“Student found dead at KSU” (Marietta Daily Journal)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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^ 3 Comments...

  1. Chen-ou Liu

    Laurence, the juxtaposed images are visually and thematically impressive, and the use of a pivot is effective.

    An engaging read.

    Chen-ou

  2. Dick Whyte

    I agree with Chen-ou. This is a stunning poem Laurence.

  3. Laurence Stacey

    Hey guys, thanks for the great readings! I’m glad this poem worked for you.

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