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The News | Poem


 

from David Michael Jackson

"My dad died of Leukemia in 1960. I was 12 years old.
Because of a news report I wrote this poem"

 

THE NEWS
 
 

they say that a pill

could cure my dad

40 years

too

late

and I cry

tears

of

joy

true

joy

rejoice!
 
 

David  ~ Moongate
 

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