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Roberta Santlofer – 1 poem

An Ending

            

I left you finally

A moment ago

Because you didn’t know how

To say “hello” on the phone

Just your usual angry drunken

“What!”

Say “hello” I said

But another, “What!”

Bye, click, I hung up

You were gone.

            

Roberta “Bobby” Santlofer (1943-2020) was a mother of sons, an avid reader, and a poet. A posthumous collection of her poetry is forthcoming. Santlofer’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in GargoylePhiladelphia StoriesGrey Sparrow Review, and elsewhere.

By Heavenly Flower Publishing

Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com

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