Dailies 6/7/17: a father, a small airport in Brazil, & an entreaty to leave something quiet in shell of my ear

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Lloyd Schwartz – Small Airport in Brazil


9:31 in the departure lounge, nearly
deserted. Monday night—everyone here

is a little too tired to be traveling
to another city. I search for an interesting face

behind the newspapers, and light on
a young man:

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Ted Kooser – Father

May 19, 1999

Today you would be ninety-seven
if you had lived, and we would all be
miserable, you and your children,
driving from clinic to clinic,

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CAConrad – Leave Something Quiet in Shell of My Ear

**********************unfastened
*******************in the backseat a
****************portion of our music is
**************mucus flying into stillness

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