Treasure Island

Patricia Goedicke


Poems of Patricia Goedicke

1. Without Looking 1/13/2003

Without Looking

Either at my friend's daughter's
sixteen-year-old body dumped
on the morgue slab, T-shirt
stuck fast to one ripped
breast I identified quick, and then
got out of there

or at the old gentleman
with tubes in the living room, spittle

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