Dailies 2/24/17: sweaters, war souvenirs, cypresses, & a contract between Forward and Reply



Sweater – Jane Hirschfield


Souvenir – Jane Satterfield 

Friendly fire, parasites &
tropical disease, depleted
uranium lodged
under the skin, exposure
to pesticide, mustard gas,

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Contract between Forward and Reply – Mia You

would you be a lender
if it coincided with war

could you be sure your tenderness
came from more than envy

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Among the Cypresses (23 Remedies) – Kevin Craft 


Cut them down
or plant them in long rows tiger-
striping a country lane, still they harbor
hangnail shades, sighs of the dead: so were said

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