American Culture · American Literature · Chapbook · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Passage · Poetry

Miriam Bird Greenberg

There are many ways to talk about loss;
it is like a body walking next to you in the night, ghost
of the lost one keeping you
company, or only your own grief stumbling
beside you in the darkness.

— Miriam Bird Greenberg, from “All Night in the New Country,” All Night in the New Country. (Sixteen Rivers Press 9/15/2013)

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