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The John Robert Doyle, Jr. Prize

Brian Slusher

Dead I take-up Stargazing: List

Dead, I Take-up Stargazing

I thought the coffin lid
would ruin the view
but I find it serves as
well as any planetarium dome
whereon the fierce, clear
fires of my life appear
projected on satin, little
chips of brilliance
genially far, insignificant
but lovely

Dead I take-up Stargazing: Text
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