Jorie Graham Poems

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1.
The Way Things Work

is by admitting
or opening away.
This is the simplest form
of current: Blue
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2.
Salmon

I watched them once, at dusk, on television, run,
in our motel room half-way through
Nebraska, quick, glittering, past beauty, past
the importance of beauty.,
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3.
San Sepolcro

In this blue light
I can take you there,
snow having made me
a world of bone
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4.
To A Friend Going Blind

Today, because I couldn't find the shortcut through,
I had to walk this town's entire inner
perimeter to find
where the medieval walls break open
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5.
Orpheus And Eurydice

Up ahead, I know, he felt it stirring in himself already, the glance,
the darting thing in the pile of rocks,

already in him, there, shiny in the rubble, hissing Did you want to remain
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6.
Mind

The slow overture of rain,
each drop breaking
without breaking into
the next, describes
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7.
Prayer

Over a dock railing, I watch the minnows, thousands, swirl
themselves, each a minuscule muscle, but also, without the
way to create current, making of their unison (turning, re-
infolding,
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8.
The Guardian Angel Of The Little Utopia

Shall I move the flowers again?
Shall I put them further to the left
into the light?
Win that fix it, will that arrange the
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9.
Le Manteau De Pascal

I have put on my great coat it is cold.

It is an outer garment.
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10.
Underneath (9)

                                   
        Spring
Up, up you go, you must be introduced.
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