Jay Alexander


Ravenna


Here the loss;
Those visions that were fragments
Then, are sparkling now;
And these same streets
I criss-crossed as a child
Are helplessly filled with ghosts.

Submitted: Monday, December 23, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 30, 2013

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Ravenna, a beautiful town in Italy which I first visited, when I was six years old, then revisited several years ago.

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