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Poem: “More Than You Gave” by Philip Levine

Graphic art illustration girl looking over city at sunrise
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We have the town we call home wakening for dawn

which isn’t yet here but is promised, we have
our tired neighbors rising in ones and twos, we have

the sky slowly separating itself from the houses
to become the sky while the stars blink a last time

and vanish to make way for us to enter the great stage
of an ordinary Tuesday in ordinary time. We have

our curses, our gripes, our lies all on the stale breath
of 6:37 a.m. in the city no one dreams

read more at The New Yorker

 

Love Now

ghosts of old selves

by Oleg Oprisco

I leave behind the ghosts of our old selves to fall in love with you

now, immediately, 

all over

“Berliner Himmel,” by Helge Windisch, 1997

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