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    Suitcases Left Out in the Rain

    On the worn, drenched pavement,
    the emigrants' abandoned luggage,


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    families who have travelled onward
    to fresh possibilities, new horizons.

    The port still sings their praise
    -- though they have all gone away:

    Kline and Mulldoon, Ngami and Kandinsky,
    each hefting their heritage to the sun.

    Christopher T. George

    * Photograph by Steve Howe (www.chesterwalls.info) taken of an art installation in Mount Street, Liverpool. Thanks, Steve!
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    Thank you , i enjoyed that poem .

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    Thanks Chris, very nice.

    People's lives in a box,
    their future and history,
    within paper-lined sides,
    only to be aired,
    on the other side.

    [Sorry Chris, I was thinking what to say and it turned into this.]

    Daz

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    Nice one Chris.

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    Nice one Chris your words fit well with that beautiful and yet sad piece of street heart.

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    Thank you, daz, Pabs, and Gerry. dazza, I appreciate your riff on same theme.

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