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Down the Road

She stood beside me for years, or was it a moment? I cannot remember. Maybe I loved her, maybe I didn’t. There was a house, and then no house. There were trees, but none remain. You, whose moments are gone, who drift like smoke in the afterlife, tell me something, tell me anything.

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“In the Afterlife” by Mark Strand, found in his final book Almost Invisible.

The photograph: County Kerry, Ireland.