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Below is the poem entitled 1864 which was written by poet
Baldwin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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She sat wearily
and wide eyed in Pa’s old chair
then sprang to rush out the door
“only just the wind”
Everyday she’s done the same
Three years now since Pa left home
6th place in Rick Parise’s
“Chair in Shadowed Room Contest”