2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 5

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For today's prompt, write a poem about something before your time. Maybe it's a certain time in history. Or a type of music. Or a story that was shared by friends or family--before your time.

Here's my attempt:

"A Stroll Through Oakland Cemetery"

Each mausoleum and tombstone
hides away countless stories. From
Margaret Mitchell's epic love
story to the master golfer
Bobby Jones, this one cemetery
holds its share of celebritites,
but also the first Atlanta
mayor, Moses Formwalt, who served
one year before he then became
a deputy--only to get
killed while he was transporting
a prisoner, or poor Agnes
Wooding, who was buried right here
before the land was sold by her
husband, A.W., to the city.

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