Dailies 5/25/17: Loafing & throwing babies into the sea. + thoughts of a caregiver for a terminally ill patient, & why do we fail our spouses?

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Kathleen Winter – Parthenon Marbles

Why do we fail our spouses when we can remember their sweetness
when we were young. Time still ran slowly for us,
weather was never an impediment—money, even.
Who needed to be right, who needed sleep

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Suzanne Manizza Roszak – Sea Specters

 

From the highest point of the top deck,

they threw the babies into the sea.  The air

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Raymond Carver – Loafing

I looked into the room a moment ago,
and this is what I saw —
my chair in its place by the window,

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Joan Houlihan – What Does Your Seeing Want?

Your scrunched eye seizes, sizes
me up: pulley-roped palliatives, craft and lies.
Washing my hands in the back, I wonder:

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