Dailies 11/9/16: insomnia, gifts, & a “moon for our daughters”

Haiku for Insomnia – Emily Leithauser 

When I couldn’t sleep,
the large coffee table book’s
unwieldy, chalky,

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Moon for Our Daughters – Annie Finch

Moon that is linking our daughters’
Choices, and still more beginnings,
Threaded alive with our shadows,

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Gifts – Michael Gessner

Nature overcompensates:
the dicephalics, for instance,
or those additional vertebrae,
surplus molars, extra digits,
one more finger or toe

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