Found Poem

Found Poem (Titanic Story)

I could see the lights
Of the ship
Starting to go under
Water,

Then soundlessly,
Perhaps a mile away,
It just went down.
It was gone.

Oh yes, the sky
Was very black
And the stars were very bright.

They told me
The people in the water
Were singing,
But I knew
They were screaming.

(Madeleine Mellinger, Titanic survivor, in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974)|

 

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Alone in a sea of spinifex.
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