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Winter on Astor Street

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Winter on Astor Street

Winter on Astor Street
                  The Gold Coast, Chicago
Beneath the canopy,
a doorman holds
a cast-iron door that lets
an ancient duchess issue.
Swathed in a silver gown
she tugs her sable cape
tight around a tumor
that nice young doctor 
will announce tomorrow.
Donal Mahoney

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