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If I tap the edge of the wine glass
Will it ring
Or will it crack
If I set it down just a little too hard
Will the narrow stem
So graceful so delicate
Break like an icicle
Or just slosh the overfull wine
Onto the tabletop
If it shatters
How many days
Till the blood red stain
Is gone

Plague series #41
OctPoWriMo #19

11 thoughts on “Stemware

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