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March 14, 2010


This poem is manages to feel so visceral while being just a couple of short stanzas, very powerful. The story that accompanies the poem is so interesting as well.

I love this poem. I don't think I've read anything that has tackled the topic of abortion from the perspective of the unapologetic. Great choice Robert Hershon. Thanks.

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
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"After You've Gone"
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