Dailies 2/28: cats, a hall mirror, an all-male production of Richard III, & a mysterious man

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A Small-Sized Mystery – Jane Hirshfield

Leave a door open long enough,
a cat will enter.
Leave food, it will stay.
Soon, on cold nights,
you’ll be saying “Excuse me”

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Hall Mirror – Gail Mazur

Federal style, two small chips
in the gilt frame, found at a flea market
in the Eisenhower ’50s.

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Unless To Spy My Shadow in the Sun – Katy Didden

after watching an all-male production of Richard III

 

Pretend you’re Anne.
Pretend you are a man
who plays an Anne
who spits into the face
of Gloucester.

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The Years – Howard Altmann 

Moving, forever moving
to music, he would begin
with an image of a man
moving through the snow,
a park’s gates about to close,

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