Tell me what he smelled like, I can’t remember
Not right out the tub, when he smelled how we wanted him to
When he just smelled like him
Use the present tense
One last time

Christopher Dehon is a psychologist who lives in Upstate New York with his wife and daughter. He relocated there after Hurricane Katrina from New Orleans, which he will always consider his home.

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4 Responses to Logan

  1. seingraham says:

    Is this wee poem as heart-breaking as it seems? It made me stop breathing for a minute, even on second reading. Nicely done.

  2. Carter says:

    Is this poem based on true events? Well done, by the way.

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