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Frank O’Hara

Poem “Two communities outside Birmingham, Alabama, are still searching for their dead.” —News Telecast And tomorrow morning at 8 o’clock in Springfield, Massachusetts, my oldest aunt will be buried from a convent. Spring is here and I’m staying here, I’m not going. Do birds fly? I am thinking my own thoughts, who else’s?    … Continue reading Frank O’Hara

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Mary Oliver

Well, there is time left — fields everywhere invite you into them. And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to look for your soul? — Mary Oliver, from “Have You Ever Triead to Enter the Long Black Branches,” West Wind: Poems And Prose Poems (Mariner Books,… Continue reading Mary Oliver

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