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The Sculpture Garden
A hungry shape
with a hollow feeling
rings to the touch.
Something else
doubles back on itself,
mouthless seeking
to lick a wound.

Five hunks hewn
to sharp edges
lie on the grass,
almost a figure;
it can fit
in your garden without
the embarrassment of

an endless smile or
nudity. The material
once was soft;
after it did not crack
in the furnace fire,
it will outlast you
and your children's children.

The sifting archeologist
who has his schemata
of a twenty first
century citizen's life
will puzzle where
to place these pieces.

—Maggie Hunt-Cohn


"The Sculpture Garden," from The Sculpture Garden: Poems by Maggie Hunt-Cohn
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