Dailies 6/17/17: a found poem, a cento that’s also a concrete poem, an ars poetica, & daffodils



Tracy K. Smith – Watershed


200 cows         more than 600 hilly acres

*****property would have been even larger
had  J not sold 66 acres to DuPont for

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Jennifer Habel – P Is for Pedestal

a cento

I  wore   a   white  leotard   in  that  part,
****which    is    the    most   exposed
******that  you  can  get,   a  white
*******leotard and nothing else.


Andrena Zawinski – Letters to Strangers

This is my letter to the world
That never wrote to me.

—Emily Dickinson

We write our letters to strangers, to you who will turn
the comer of the page to stumble upon a garden of poem
or this epistolary plain, write letters rooted in nuances
of the commonplace of our every day living where you

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Robert Herrick – To Daffodils

Fair daffodils, we weep to see
You haste away so soon:
As yet the early-rising sun
Has not attained his noon

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