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Appalachian Elegy

Appalachian Elegy

Stubborn heartwood rooted
outside southern windows

Clouds covered cobblestones
with sickly wings of gauze

And angels spoke as we wept
a woman’s mourning song

. . . . .

Poet: Susan Powers Bourne
Source: Women.Poets.Kentucky
Process: Pick and mix cento

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