Daniel Lawless

1982

The year many found the needle but lost the thread.

When was lost, stayed lost. AIDS. Rhodesia.

Start of the Weather Channel. Man

Of the Year – the computer. The year after the year

Ronald Reagan swept

Forty-nine states and John Lennon died.

Quik-Stops by then everywhere selling Imagine

Etched on grey stones at the counter.

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  1. Sally bliumis-dunn on

    Admire the breadth and flow of this poem, Danny!

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