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The Shirt

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The shirt touches his neck
and smooths over his back.
It slides down his sides.
It even goes down below his belt—
down into his pants.
Lucky shirt.


“The Shirt” copyright © 2005 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon. Reprinted from Collected Poems by Jane Kenyon with the permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota. All rights reserved. www.graywolfpress.org
Source: Collected Poems (2005)
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