J. R. Hyland


ON COMING OF AGE
Poetry by J. R. Hyland

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ON COMING OF AGE
Poetry by J. R. Hyland

There was a year, twenty-one, when
all the world stood still. The Sun
came down and walked with me,
my light companion constantly;
And spoke with words I’d never heard;
And taught of things I never knew;
And left me, dead. At twenty-two.