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LOVERS COUPLING IN AN ABANDONED CEMETERY

Encased in their red Chevrolet,
The Quick ignore the Dead;
Placating in hot thrusting play
The flesh we all must shed.

Outside the swaying Chevrolet
In brambles dark and thick,
Encased in stone and sodden clay
The Dead outlast the Quick.

      — Bea Ericson