Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Snail

          The snail moves like a Hovercraft, held up by a Rubber cushion of itself . . .   “Hedgehog” Paul Muldoon  

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The Ark

        Rejoice, Haven for those who fare on the sea of life.   Stanza 17 The Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos (Mother of God) [Eastern Orthodox]  

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Uncle John

        Numberless are the world’s wonders, but none more wonderful than [Uncle John]; the . . . sea yields to his prow[es]s, the huge crests bear him high . . .   […]

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Brilliance

      Delicate brilliance: a bellflower opens, fades, In a sprinkle of falling stars. Night absorbs them With the sponge of her silence.   “Fireworks” Babette Deutsch  

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Postcard

              . . . All through The countryside were old ideas Found lying open to the elements.   “After Greece” James Merrill    

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Bars of Song

      What would you do with a bird So small it could swim in and out Through the bars of its song?   “What Do You Do When It’s Spring?” John Woods  

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Shorebirds

      Some are rare, some common, but every wing is grace. . .   “The Sound of Birds at Noon” Dahlia Ravikovitch