Dailies 4/13/17: equations, madness in the spring, post-identity & a 3 dimensional chess set

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Lee Sharkey – Equations

My white cloth by candlelight is your white cloth by candlelight

I remember a meal the covenant once served me

My violin is your violin

The rain of the land in its season

Witness, set out

I rub the door post where the mezuzah held its prayer

A prayer is a tiny camera

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Matt Mauch– For every obvious thing, there’s a three-dimensional chess set

 

that a songbird, arrived from summering north of here,

reminds me of, of

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Carmen Giménez Smith – from “Post-Identity”

I was light from the mouth from every part of me
I was of the earth or a scar in the earth rent through
the ruins of late civilization and bubbled from it and
became a saint’s reptilian spirit and I could taste

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Emily Dickinson – A little Madness in the Spring

A little Madness in the Spring
Is wholesome even for the King,
But God be with the Clown—

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