Dailies 7/22/17: 2 poems containing Albert Einstein, + coming home from vacation & the voice of things



Brendan McBreen – I feel like an egg

Albert Einstein

feeling its way toward light

a mole

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Jane Kenyon – Coming Home at Twilight in Late Summer

We turned into the drive,
and gravel flew up from the tires
like sparks from a fire. So much
to be done—the unpacking, the mail

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C. Wade Bentley – As Observed from a Stationary Picnic Table

Julia asked me why I didn’t come there anymore
to eat my lunch on the picnic table beside the statue
of Albert Einstein, each wild hair on his head
a masterpiece in marble, though clearly I was there

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Thomas Hardy – The Voice of Things

Forty years—aye, and several more—ago,
 ***When I paced the headlands loosed from dull employ,

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