#79 After You’ve Gone

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#79 After You’ve Gone
2002 – 14 x 14 edition of 15 – $300

After You’ve Gone
I find you in my hands
upon the piano keys.

I wear your ring.
I memorize your poetry.

I see you in the colors
at the edge of day

in every opening
and closing.

I tuck your rosary
in my pocket

wrap myself up
in your pink shawl…

and still.