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Aull, Felice
Chen, Irene

Primary Category: Literature / Poetry

Genre: Poem


The narrator describes the stages undergone by a person who has experienced great pain and suffering: numbness, loss of the sense of time, the great weight of depression, and finally a poetic comparison to the experience of freezing to death: "First--Chill--then Stupor--then the letting go--."

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