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Black Bird

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#14 Bird Left Behind by Sophie Cabot Black As for her, the circumstances must be ordinary And so the return. Door unlocked. The path mowed Right to the oiled gate; the pasture Cleared of stone and alder.
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Just a Flag?

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#12 The Parade by Billy Collins How exhilarating it was to march along the great boulevards in the sunflash of trumpets and under all the waving flags— the flag of ambition, the flag of love.
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Chewed Corners

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#10 (so appropriate - LOL) Eating Poetry by Mark Strand Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry. The librarian does not believe what she sees.
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Full of Tulips

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#8 (seems fitting...) In April by James Hearst This I saw on an April day: Warm rain spilt from a sun-lined cloud, A sky-flung wave of gold at evening, And a cock pheasant treading a dusty path Shy and proud.
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Turbulent

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#6 A Few Lines from Rehoboth Beach by Fleda Brown Dear friend, you were right: the smell of fish and foam and algae makes one green smell together. It clears my head.
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Sandy Feather

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#4 Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I know what the caged bird feels, alas!
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Dragonfly Wings

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#2 Fly, Dragonfly! by Joyce Sidman Water nymph, you have climbed from the shallows to don your dragon-colors. Perched on a reed stem all night, shedding your skin, you dry your wings in moonlight.
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Here- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

There is nothing concrete to grasp in
looking into the morning sky

The evidence of red-eye
flights east a plane drawn line presents

is not a wheelbarrow solid enough
dependency as day and night

carry   in coming and goin...
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Friday the 13th

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#13 Superstition... by Ed Matlack We all got our superstitions, but lets look at them in a humorous way...
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Wings

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#11 27,000 Miles by Albert Goldbarth These two asleep . . .
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New Construction

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#9 To the Trespasser by David Barber A quiet akin to ruins— another contracted hillside, another split-level fretting the gloaming with its naked beams. The workmen have all gone home. The blueprints are curled in their tubes.
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The Hunt

#7 Silence by Marianne Moore My father used to say, "Superior people never make long visits, have to be shown Longfellow's grave or the glass flowers at Harvard.
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Waiting for the Breeze

Waiting for the Breeze | Poetry Month | Scoop.it
#5 Possum Crossing by Nikki Giovanni Backing out the driveway the car lights cast an eerie glow in the morning fog centering on movement in the rain slick street Hitting brakes I anticipate a squirrel or a cat or sometimes a little raccoon I...
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04.03.12

04.03.12 | Poetry Month | Scoop.it
The bee party at the pink water lily, third one on the left from the papyrus plants in the Water Garden (where else?). Obviously, I wasn't invited, but 'crashed' the gathering with my camera.
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A Pair

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#1 Butterflies always bring a smile! Laughter by Courtney E. Cottam When a gauzy, purple butterfly, Softly tilts a golden flower, It's cool wings ease the summer flame As laughter soothes a troubled hour.
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