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Lucille Clifton
may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear
from the book Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 / BOA Editions
Kiki Petrosino
...In my student's poem, the house stands for womanhood, pain coiled in the drywall.
Elizabeth Bishop
I stared and stared and victory filled up the little rented boat
Luke Patterson
eat biscuits wait for the wind to calm sheepish hawks circle thermal pockets birdsong warms the valley lips

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