A Story For Rose On The Midnight Flight To Boston

Until tonight they were separate specialties,
different stories, the best of their own worst.
Riding my warm cabin home, I remember Betsy's
laughter; she laughed as you did, Rose, at the first

by Anne Sexton Click to read full poem

Comments (16)

This poem " A Story For Rose On The Midnight Flight To Boston" is a beautiful poem having touching expression. Thanks and congratulations for being chosen this poem as the modern poem of the poem of the day.
A beautifully envisioned story poem with an unique style of narration of the pathetic plane crash and it's aftermath. Well deserved modern poem of the day.
The next April the plane bucked me like a horse, my elevators turned and fear blew down my throat, that last profane gauge of a stomach coming up. very fine poem. tony
These dark and tragic, images are etched on this reader's heart. Thanks for sharing and congratulations on POD. Well-deserved. : -)
These dark and tragic, images are etched on this reader's heart. Thanks for sharing and congratulations on POD. Well-deserved. : -)
after reading this it tends to me the life, Life in the story is a symptom of the puzzle............
Rose on the Midnight Flight to Boston is a beautiful poem.
A nicely structured narrative poem. Sylva.
Wonderful but tragic poem touch the heart Anne. Congrats for being member of the day Col Muhammad Khalid Khan
This is a fantastic poem, very poignant and tragic, and deserves a much higher rating than it has so far, a measly 2.7 out of five. Anne Sexton., if she were still alive and in control of her poet page, would delete all the scores and make us start over.
Very nice. Enjoyed. Thanks for sharing.
That i grew to know and savor! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
I am safe. I put on my hat. I am almost someone going home. Midnight flight results to sad plight......
such a beaty
.....a terrible tragedy...very sad to lose a loved one ★
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