for Adaliade Simon

when you died
i crossed your name off
and forgot

we were never very close

d.a. had not crossed your name off
of his list
he could not forget

and when d.a. died
i could not
cross him off

                                               - rjs
                                               first published in
                                              the free lance, 1970

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