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Morning surprises

  Breakfast by Ljubomir Simovic   Didn’t I say last night it will snow?   What else would there be but snow? I no longer wait for the rustle of wings, or some dove to make my heart leap and shine its light on me.   Snow has hatched in every den and lair putting […]

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Miraculous Trash

  Poem #1: Miracles by Walt Whitman Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge […]

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Do not go gentle, go dervish

  Equinox   by Elizabeth Alexander   Now is the time of year when bees are wild and eccentric. They fly fast and in cramped loop-de-loops, dive-bomb clusters of conversants in the bright, late-September out-of-doors. I have found their dried husks in my clothes.   They are dervishes because they are dying, one last sting, […]

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Travel advisory

A Man Said to the Universe by Stephen Crane A man said to the universe: “Sir, I exist!” “However,” replied the universe, “The fact has not created in me “A sense of obligation.” Here in Michigan, last week’s Blizzard of the Century earned the same distinction among storms as Student of the Month has among […]

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