Touch: The Journal of Healing


Time consoles the mourner

    by Deborah Kroman

Time consoles the mourner,

“See, now you can sleep.

Your tears fill a smaller vase.

Grief sits beside you,

counts the months on her fingers.

Without her you’d be alone.”

© 2010 Deborah Kroman

Deborah Kroman has studied writing at the University of Houston, Rice University, and the University of Missouri--Kansas City.  A Pushcart Nominee, her poems have appeared in several journals, including New Letters, Coal City Review and Snowy Egret.  Three of her poems won Boulevard's 2007 Emerging Poets Contest.


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