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LAce Posted Monday, January 20th, 2003
Stained Sky Salutation
Lela Schneidman

    holding wilted flowers
  on a highway, a woman
      walks in grief and
 sees the sky, painted in
   streaks of bleach and
       gold, a midnight
         chemical spill
      and the loneliness
     of this moment was
  the stems crumbling in
   her fingers and petals
falling lightly on concrete.

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Posted by Jenilee xxxxx on Tuesday, January 21st, 2003 at 12:04 AM
Lela writes to beautifully. Your words move me.

Posted by Alessandra Fonder on Tuesday, January 21st, 2003 at 11:39 AM
Lela's poetry is like a single flower in a bouquet of talent and beauty that is her...

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