Dailies 12/23/16: evening & shepherds & stars & islands & psalms & tie racks

 

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Looking at the Stars – Robert Bly 

I still think about the shepherds, how many stars
They saw. We owe our love of God to these sheep
That had to be followed, or companioned, all night.
One can’t just let them run. By midnight

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BIG PSALM – Kenneth E. Harrison, Jr

 

An other the soul I imagined an organ

filling those cities no longer desolate

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My Father’s Tie Rack – Joan Larkin

Back of the door to his dark closet,
eye height, with clever steel
pegs I could flip both ways.
A row of pendulums. Of tongues.

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The Island – Jeffrey Greene

 

You want to say
every evening is different
therefore beautiful.

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