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Poetry


from A Concoction of Glass Bees
Lynn Strongin

 

In the Classically clean                     crystalline
Air of Holland
When all we are left is air
And prayer, the oxygen
Air of common
Air cut, spliced open   rinsing the lungs
The gymnastic mind   climbs branches outlined in frost:
Ice-rimmed & limned
The sister who were nurses bicycled across East London
Each brick in each row tenement house gleaming
A page
Of a testament
Tributaries
From the main lake
Love worn.

 

 

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