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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Susan Howard lives on a small farm on the outskirts of Auckland City, New Zealand. She works as an accountant and writes poetry in her spare time. She has been published in a fine line (NZPS), Shotglass Journal (USA), The Typewriter (NZ), and other international publications.

Susan Howard

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The Robes of Heaven

When my hugs revealed a
sharp shoulder,
I knew you had started to put on
the robes of Heaven.
When there was
no more good news,
we treasured precious times
of silence
and recollections.
Leaving the house for the
last time
you made sure
the walls weren't marked.