Happy last day of 2016

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Burning the Old Year
Naomi Shihab Nye 
Letters swallow themselves in seconds.
Notes friends tied to the doorknob,
transparent scarlet paper,
sizzle like moth wings,
marry the air.

 

(poetry diary 134) Read more New Year’s Poems at The Poetry Foundation and at Poets.org

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