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No One

long before I rolled out of bed
the shame on the bathroom 
floor had dried like day old snot

winter nights we played
hockey at the dominion store parking lot
last pick, you played goalie

spring mornings, the blue
herons left their nests on the island
cast off, you followed them down the shore

summer afternoons we played red 
light on macgregor's hay field 
first out, your brakes never worked

falling to the cold tiles, you slipped
away as the coke turned toxic
no one saw your eyes empty
no one saw your jaw slacken
no one saw the stain spread
no one saw my baby brother cry

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 7:45:00 AM
    Excellent and thought provoking write. I like your style.

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 3:37:00 PM
    interesting, and very profound, a lot of sadness here, but an excellent poem...

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 9:07:00 AM
    Nice inner expressions