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Reading Round-Up: June 2018

June was a good reading month for me, unusually heavy on the non-fiction. I found that once I finally made my way through the massive  897 more words

Reading Round-up

some days :: billy collins

Some days I put the people in their places at the table,
bend their legs at the knees,
if they come with that feature,
and fix them into the tiny wooden chairs. 105 more words


Billy Collins | a poem

Introduction to Poetry
By Billy Collins

I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
like a color slide

or press an ear against its hive. 122 more words


A Little Moment At The End Of All

Sonnet IV

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

Only until this cigarette is ended,
A little moment at the end of all,
While on the floor the quiet ashes fall, 316 more words


A Perfect Day


If ever there were a spring day so perfect,

so uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze

that it made you want to throw

open all the windows in the house… 86 more words


Dailies 5/18/18 & 5/19/18

5/18/19: Jane Satterfield – Totem

What was so terribly frightening
about the dark wood elephant heads

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5/19/18: Hayden Saunier – Snow After Snow… 103 more words