Poemdog

Dogs 2018

MANY SOLEMN RETURNS
(5/2/18)

suicide

hard to know
what to say
to those gathered
in remembrance

"sorry
for your
loss"

sounds so
contrite

so weak

funerals
are gatherings
for the survivors

"good
to see you
again"

or

"nice
to meet
you"

seem more
appropriate
to those
carrying on

to those
not killing
themselves
today