In Memoriam

Rosa rugosa
Throw roses on the sea where the dead went down.
The roses speak to the sea,
And the sea to the dead.
Throw roses, O lovers–
Let the leaves wash on the salt in the sun.

Carl Sandberg
(1878-1967)

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3 thoughts on “In Memoriam

  1. What a poignant poem, Chris, by another poet I have not come across before and will now need to go and find out more about. Hope your mainland sojourn is going well.

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