Saturday, February 28, 2009

poem for my ex-wife

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11 comments:

Michael Kelleher, Buffalo, NY said...

and the numbers refer to?

kevin.thurston said...

these are the closing of the dow jones industrial average each day we where married (which i measure from our wedding day through the day she told me she could no longer stay with me), in chronological order

nps said...

the heart aches...
quite beautiful.

kevin.thurston said...

thanks, nick

bill said...

This saddens me, especially that there exactly 365 measurements.

gm said...

sadly, this may be your best work yet

kevin.thurston said...

ah, bill
blogger limitations i suspect
the original piece is as many days as we were together, it didn't end with that type of percision

Buck said...

kind of like a less verbose
bob perelman

spicer2008 said...

How to even begin.

"You were once
my goggles in
the shit storm"

Or something.

All shit storm all the time.

Ryan W. said...

really strong year for the dow.

Mary Pat and Mike said...

so very sad.