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Summer poems are prolix

Summer poems are prolix, extending tendrilsof metaphor and alliterative allusion; opulentlythey reach out to the reader,to the supposed reader, to the deferential target –to anyone, really – and, carelessly, indulgently,to no one at all. Late summer poems get down,a bit, … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: The Tree and the Doctor

You’ve probably heard the one about the tree who went to the doctor. “It’s bad, doc,” said the tree. “I see. What seems to be the trouble?” the doctor asked. “I should have come in weeks ago, doc, when it … Continue reading

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