The Dailies: September 11, 2016

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At The Writer’s Almanac, Robert Bly has

Sleeping Faces

Tonight the first fall rain washes away my sly distance.
I have decided to blame no one for my life.
This water falls like a great privacy.
Letters sink into the desk,

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At Poetry Daily, Barbara Duffey has a poem about

The World’s Longest-Running Scientific Experiment, 2010

A clock driven by temperature variations

Despite not being wound since 1864,
the Beverly Clock tells time with a diaphragm
it keeps in an air-tight box; temperature changes

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R. Nemo Hill has “8 Oars of Sleep” at Verse Daily: 

One of cedar
sanded smooth,
pierced with iron,
notched, and grooved.

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