Dailies 7/18/17: The pleasures of hating, how they speak of the fields, an elegy for the travel agents, & what if the invader is beautiful?



Laure – Anne Bosselaar – The Pleasures of Hating

I hate Mozart. Hate him with that healthy
pleasure one feels when exasperation has

crescendoed, when lungs, heart, throat,
and voice explode at once: I hate that! —

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Christopher Citro – Elegy for the Travel Agents

It might be easier to look at photographs of a lake
than to actually plan, prepare and take a vacation,
but sometimes you have to find a tablet somewhere
and start a list. Look at the sun. It’s not a telephone

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Shamala Gallagher – How They Speak of the Fields

       For Timothy Yu


For us. They say:

just dig your hands

into the good, good

soil of the field

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Louise Mathias – What If the Invader Is Beautiful

In the tallgrass
where all gold starts

wind became
my additional lover.

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