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Poem by Mary Hobson

The Counsellors

Who dares tell me how to grieve?
Who dares tell me what I should believe?
I will live with your death.
And I will live with your laughter
till my dying breath.
Who dares to say
that we shall meet one day
in some illusory hereafter?

2nd April, 2000

Mary Hobson

Mary Hobson's other poems:
  1. Laundry Blues
  2. Summer in Zaraisk or Who wrote Shakespeare?
  3. Waterloo Station
  4. Now I will always know that you died
  5. Meditations on Marcus Aurelius

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