Dailies 10/16/16: a local Joan of Arc, a captured goddess, & the Midwest Blues



A Local Joan of Arc – Ellen McGrath Smith

stunned by sinlessness,
walks a country road past midnight.

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The Captured Goddess – Amy Lowell 

Over the housetops,
Above the rotating chimney-pots,
I have seen a shiver of amethyst,

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Midwest Blues Leave Me Shining – Mark Wagenaar

Blue streetlight on the snow-limned trees like butaned rocksalt,

on the post office & bar, on the red brick buildings
with plywood lidded over their windows,

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