Sept/Oct 2021 • Vol. XLIII No. 5 PoetrySeptember 9, 2021 |

grief being a procession of people

usually organized along a street, often in costume, often accompanied by marching bands, floats, hats, flowers, baton twirlers, sometimes very large balloons, like this one, in which I see your face, the whole parade of your body

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