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July 2018
 
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The Last Perfect Day

by Meg Smith


We will go to the bridge,
we two,
over Pawtucket Falls.
Green froth will roar,
nearly moon.
Together, we will recite
Shakespeare's Sonnet 130,
my favorite.
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, Dreams & Nightmares, and more. She has recently published a second poetry book, Dear Deepest Ghost, available through Amazon.

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