Blog entries by Merry

The Apples by Yves Bonnefoy And what are we to think Of these yellow apples? Yesterday they startled us, waiting naked After the leaves had...
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For My Daughter by Antonella Anedda I love her fierceness when she fights me, shouting "Not fair!" Her eyes slitting like shutters in...
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After Mayakovsky by Denis Johnson It’s after one. You’re probably alone. All night the moon rings like a telephone in an empty booth above...
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All Hallows by Louise Gluck Even now this landscape is assembling. The hills darken. The oxen sleep in their blue yoke, the fields having...
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Cows in Trouble by Steve Martin These were not the average "contented" cows. They were cows born for trouble. They were not cows who could...
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Pretty by Jane Anne Phillips It was my birthday. I was half child, sensing by their feel the scenes I would remember. My mother tore lettuce...
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Bunch Grass # 37 by Robert Sund The ranchers are selling their wheat early this year, not holding it over for a better price in the spring...
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Refuge Behind Refuge for Peter Huchel by Reiner Kunze Here only the wind comes uninvited through the gateway Here only god calls He has...
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On 9 June 1904 by W. G. Sebald according to the Julian calendar, 22 June according to our own, Anton Pavolich and Olga Leonardovna reach the...
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Lost in the Hospital by Rafael Campo It's not that I don't like the hospital. Those small bouquets of flowers, pert and brave. The smell of...
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Asuncia by Nin Andrews Now that you are gone, I am so lonely, even the angels love my sorrow as if it were their own. Sometimes I imagine...
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The Best Gang by Roberto Bolano If I had to hold up the most heavily guarded bank in Europe and I could choose my partners in crime, I'd...
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The Black Heralds by Cesar Vallejo You get knocks in life, so vicious. . . . It beats me! Blows as if from God's hate; as if under their...
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Romanesque Arches by Tomas Transtromer Tourists have crowded into the half-dark of the enormous Romanesque church. Vault opening behind...
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from Red by Rafael Alberti 1. I am morning's first color day's last. 2. I wrestle with green in fruit; I win. 3. With my...
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Nine Senryu by Nine Japanese Women Running down the giraffe's neck the orgasm - Seino Chisato Deeper deeper into the night OO atop...
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Snowman by Gu Cheng I built a snowman at your front door to stand at my stead, waiting there in all its stupidity. Then you buried...
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February by Margaret Atwood Winter. Time to eat fat and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat, a black fur sausage with...
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