May your holidays be filled with light….

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  Messiah (Christmas Portions) By Mark Doty A little heat caught in gleaming rags, in shrouds of veil,    torn and sun-shot swaddlings: .    over the Methodist roof, two clouds propose a Zion of their own, blazing    (colors of tarnish on … Continued

This widening spell….

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Sometimes you read a collection of poetry and you don’t really have an ear empty enough to hear it. Then later, you do. Luckily for me, The Widening Spell of Leaves is on my desk and silence is opening the pages. In … Continued

All Hallow’s Eve Poetry

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All Hallows Even now this landscape is assembling. The hills darken. The oxen sleep in their blue yoke, the fields having been picked clean, the sheaves bound evenly and piled at the roadside among cinquefoil, as the toothed moon rises: … Continued