- Stanford, Ann Folwell
- Date of entry: Jul-10-1996
A woman plants a plastic Christmas tree and wrapped gifts at the grave of her young son, speaking to him, but knowing the son can't hear her. What she hears are "the whispered words / and the gentle sobbing / that was becoming / a kind of music inside her."
Country of Air: Poems by Richard Jones
Port Townsend, Wash.