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Sunday Poem-David Ignatow

The Bagel

I stopped to pick up the bagel
rolling away in the wind,
annoyed with myself
for having dropped it
as if it were a portent. 44 more words


Ignatow's Sunday At The State Hospital

Sunday at the State Hospital

I am sitting across the table
eating my visit sandwich.
The one I brought him stays suspended
near his mouth; his eyes focus… 55 more words

Featured Poems

Three Poems for a Friend Who Lost Her Beloved Husband

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

Whenever I face difficult times in my lifeā€¦or suffer a great loss, I always turn to poetry. Reading poetry has helped me to cope with grief and tribulation. 370 more words


"For My Daughter" by David Ignatow

When I die choose a star
and name it after me
that you may know
I have not abandoned
or forgotten you.
You were such a star to me, 55 more words