Dailies 5/11/17: pennies from heaven, a horse, a woman at a retirement center, & good light

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Niall Campbell – On Eriskay

She met me at the fence. A kelpie
who’d stayed too long in this horse form,
she mouthed the sugar on my palm,

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John Blair – Pennies from Heaven

There it is again,
the secret art of random,
the hinges that make
a box a boxer
and back again, mire into
miracle. You have

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Phebe Hanson – To the Woman at the Retirement Center

You tell me when you were eight, newly arrived
from Czechoslovakia, your teacher made you memorize
a poem that began “I remember, I remember
the house where I was born.” Stranger

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Aaron Fagan – The Good Light

There were always such beautiful shadows in your work,
Though many now dodge their taxes with your art. Rarely
As it seems, life involves death with every decision, which is
Why I miss the non-Euclidean idiom we used to argue over

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