Dailies, 9/28: expulsion from the Garden of Eden, a Market Research Interviewer, and the importance of t-shirts in our daily lives


Poetry Daily has a cute piece by W.S. Merwin called The Present

As they were leaving the garden
one of the angels bent down to them and whispered

I am to give you this
as you are leaving the garden

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Verse Daily has Rob Cook’s “Market Research Interviewer”


That summer I had to push my voice into the phone

—–to make it work, the Lotus I-2-3 survey


for CEO’s, twenty-five minutes of questions

—–with no answers, just guesses and ranges

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At Poets.org, Campbell McGrath has “My Sadness,” which is about the importance of t-shirts.

Another year is coming to an end
but my old t-shirts will not be back—

the pea-green one from Trinity College,
gunked with streaks of lawnmower grease,

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