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Two Poems from “The Things That Gathers” by Lucas Smiraldo

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When Resurrection is Enough

Johnny Damon

Johnny Damon was dead.
Nine times,
nine games
his hair was
moving
his feet were
flying
but everyone in
Boston
would whisper,
Dead man swinging
and they knew
Johnny
Damon
was
dead–

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