Dailies 6/1/17: the letter Z, a witch, the hard work of dying, & starting the garden in ground fog

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Julie Marie Wade – Z

Citadel of our best names—angsty Zooey & chatty Zarathustra,
————-wee Zaccheus & mighty Zorro. (Zebediah, of course,——————–would place among them.)

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Diann Blakely – Witch

Moonlight is infinitely
More dangerous. It sleeps
In the boredom of gray winter nights, dulled
By the flat light of fog.
Only the patient can read.

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Joyce Sutphen – My Father, Dying

Whatever brutal, bruising, back-
breaking chore he’d forced himself

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Thomas Reiter – Starting the Garden in Ground Fog

I look out a window in passing
and an angel is standing in my garden.
A gift of alignment: the sun in rising
behind the cemetery next door
has cast that statue into ground fog.

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