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The Simple Truth by Philip Levine I bought a dollar and a half’s worth of small red potatoes, took them home,…

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Prescription by Czeslaw Milosz Everything but confessions. My own life Annoys me so, I would find relief In telling about…

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Separation by W.S. Merwin Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with…

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You Should Avoid Young Children by Claire Keyes Because they fill their diapers with reliable ease, sitting on your lap…

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Bleeding Heart by Carmen Giménez Smith  My heart is bleeding. It bleeds upward and fills my mouth up with salt. It…

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Years of 1978 by William Logan  Youth is an army … on a considerably reluctant march into the enemy’s country,…

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Days by Billy Collins                                 …

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I Wrote A Good Omelet by Nikki Giovanni I wrote a good omelet…and ate a hot poem… after loving you…

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Tuning Fork by Ruth Madievsky Now I remember: I was telling strangers at the birthday party about all the ways…

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On the Origins of Things by Troy Jollimore Everyone knows that the moon started out as a renegade fragment of…