Dailies 2/27/17: a tyger, a crush, Frank O’Hara, & what’s left in the wake of “sailing stones”

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Image source: Wikipedia entry on Frank O’Hara

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Waiting for the Light – Alicia Suskin Ostriker 

for Frank O’Hara

 

Frank, we have become an urban species
at this moment many millions of humans are
—–standing on some corner waiting like me

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Late Bloom – Jenny Johnson

 

The name of the spotted apple

on the leafy floor in the woods

 

outside the white-walled bedroom

where the FM stereo was always

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Image from Discover: Finally! Secret of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Stones’ Is Revealed – Carl Engelking – August 27, 2014

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Sailing Bones – Alan Felsenthal

Suffering I drifted to you
Seeing my suffering you suffered
Our conference on calamity
Our joints moved against wind

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The Tyger – William Blake 

Tyger, tyger, burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

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