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POETRY

Absence, Opera, Beans, Dreams

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Sunday, April 20, 2008

In the Junk Store

A small, straw basket

Full of medals

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From good old wars

No one recalls.

I flipped one over

To feel the pin

That once pierced

The hero's swelling chest.

Charles Simic from "That Little Something" (Harcourt, $23)


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