Dailies 4/30/17: fifty years of stacking chairs, a scene w/lake & bees, Spring, & an afternoon on a hill

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Tom Wayman – Fifty Years of Stacking Chairs

I fold two and carry one in each hand
among the small groups of people still talking,
although most have left the room. I lean the chairs
on ones already upright against a wall
or lower them atop a horizontal pile.

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Gillian Wegener – Scene with Lake and Bees

Two men stand knee-deep in lake water,
lake at their backs, in front of them
lakeshore, feeble beach made of rock and dust,
some mud between the lap-lap of the water

 

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Gerard Maley Hopkins – Spring

Nothing is so beautiful as Spring—
——When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;

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Edna St. Vincent Millay – Afternoon on a Hill

I will be the gladdest thing  
    Under the sun!  
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