Dailies 8/6/17: Carnival of tears, candlelight, the hour when Solomon comes, & Lady Montrevor

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Richard Milazzo  – Carnival of Tears

“I made two slits in the painting,
****which later made me think about Picasso’s Weeping Woman.
For no particular reason,
**** I did what I have done many times before

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Tony Hoagland – Candlelight

Crossing the porch in the hazy dusk
to worship the moon rising
like a yellow filling-station sign
on the black horizon,

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Rick Campbell – The Hour When Solomon Comes

I buried five dogs here in good deep holes,
wrapped them in sheets and old shirts.
When I laid their bodies down, holes turned
to graves and I had both feet in them.
I gentled shovels of dirt across their stiffening bodies.

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Christina Rossetti – Lady Montrevor

I do not look for love that is a dream—
***I only seek for courage to be still;

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