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    Butler Pennsylvania XXXI

    How many mothers
    walked down
    the sandstone steps
    from our hospital
    overlooking town
    with babies in their arms
    silent songs of joy
    for what they held
    for the sun to see
    and all of us unseen
    who welcomed
    their replenishing-
    while not far from there,
    were it not for trees,
    a black thread of cars
    could be seen
    inching up the hill
    for our quiet field
    with the gray
    weathering stones.

    from: The Butler Pennsylvania Poems

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