The Last Perfect Day
by Meg Smith
We will go to the bridge,
over Pawtucket Falls.
Green froth will roar,
Together, we will recite
Shakespeare's Sonnet 130,
The sky contracts, fractures.
This is the last.
Dark lady, all.
© 2018 Meg Smith
Meg Smith is a poet, journalist, dancer, and events
producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poetry has appeared or has been
accepted to The Cafe Review, Star*Line, Illumen, Pudding,
& Nightmares, and more. She has recently published a
poetry book, Dear
Deepest Ghost, available through Amazon.
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