Dailies 4/15/17: an intersection, a distant shore, a river in Egypt, and roaming a vision

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Michael Shewmaker – Intersection

A boat-tailed grackle counts the passing cars
from the traffic light it perches on.

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Rosie King – On a Distant Shore

among trees
people you’ve never seen
mingle warmth from hand to hand

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Chase Twitchell – A River in Egypt 

Denial is not a river in Egypt
says my t-shirt, once Dad’s.

But it is, with its crocodiles and palms,

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Thomas Hardy – “In Vision I Roamed”

To —

In vision I roamed the flashing Firmament,
So fierce in blazon that the Night waxed wan,

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