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Eternity has closed its doors—

good riddance! I didn’t want

forever forever—just this

pear tree, branches

backlit and the fruits

I can’t get to.

from EverythingFind more by Andrea Cohen at the library

Copyright © 2021 Andrea Cohen
Used with the permission of The Permissions Company, LLC on behalf of Four Way Books.

Published in Andrea Cohen Poems

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