trying to make
something out of nothing
a funeral without a burial
the hard pull of tough bracken
a body of gnarled wood
some damp ash of remorse
so I stop and consider the flat river
people die and turn into stones
and trees and never return, that`s all
About the Poet
Leslie Philibert is an poet living in Bavaria, in Germany. He has had poems published in magazines in both the US and UK, and has translated for the theatre.He studied English Literature in Ireland.
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