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Clever and Poor Poem By V. Penelope Pelizzon

Clever and Poor Poem By V. Penelope Pelizzon She has always been clever and poor, especially here off the Yugoslav train on a crowded platform of dust. Clever was her breakfast of nutmeg ground in water in place of rationed tea. Poor was the cracked cup, the missing bread. Clever are the six handkerchiefs stitched […]

Umbra Poem By Dana Goodyear

Umbra Poem By Dana Goodyear We share a habit of accepting hospitality. Mix, Bless, Count, Drink—instant indispensability. You are (you stir) relaxed, on novel number three. English major, accent minor. Trace. Ohio crossed with stroke of luck— to other manners born. It smells like heaven here. Clover mown, clever man. O kept bohemian—come walk with […]

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