12/17/16: net makers, the Past, the silence of Northerners, & a rather unhappy relationship



The Past – Kim Bridgford

The past is what you’re looking at:
Sepia, historical, and lost.
Emotions mold and shatter it.

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Net Makers – Robert Adamson


They stitched their lives into my days,
Blue’s Point fishermen, with a smoke
stuck to their bottom lips, bodies bent

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They Accuse Me of Not Talking – Hayden Carruth

North people known for silence. Long
dark of winter. Norrland families go
months without talking, Eskimos also,

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Granadilla – Amy Lowell

I cut myself upon the thought of you
And yet I come back to it again and again,

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