|That’s fewer than yesterday
and the day before.
It sounds encouraging,
unless, of course, the 708th
was someone you loved.
My brother, for instance,
except he didn’t. He was still there,
He had a name, a history, was unique,
|Alwyn Marriage’s eleven books include poetry, fiction and non-fiction. She is widely published in magazines, anthologies and on-line and gives frequent readings in Britain and many other countries. She is Managing Editor of Oversteps Books Ltd, and a research fellow at Surrey University. http://www.marriages.me.uk/alwyn|