Philosophical Visitation 46
Downpour on the white marble steps
That lead down into the deep water.
The rain glow on white marble, marvelous.
So many girl suicides had walkedDuane Locke, Doctor of Philosophy, English Renaissance literature, Professor Emeritus of the Humanities was Poet in Residence at the University of Tampa for over 20 years. As of July, 2005, he has published 5,496 poems in both print and online magazines, such as American Poetry Review, Nation, and Bitter Oleander. He also is the author of 14 print books of poetry and, in 2002, added 3 E books, The Squids Dark Ink, From a Tiny Room, and The Death of Daphne.
Down the steps to drown in the deep water.
Many white silk slippers left on white marble.
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