Raising the Dead

A poem about loss

Stephanie Gruner Buckley
Nov 2 · 1 min read
Photo by Chino Rocha on Unsplash

She’s in a hole
dead
like him
only breathing
A lean-to
in life
When he fell
she did too
No one can help
I beg you Dad, in my heart
what can we do?
“Love her,” he says