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South

Rating: 4.5
I returned to a stand of pines,
bone-thin phalanx
flanking the roadside, tangle
of understory—a dialectic of dark
and light—and magnolias blossoming
like afterthought: each flower
a surrender, white flags draped
among the branches. I returned
to land's end, the swath of coast
clear cut and buried in sand:
mangrove, live oak, gulfweed
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Rajat Chakraborty 15 June 2018
She is a great poet. One of the best in the world.
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Dan Reynolds 13 March 2014
Great imagery here. Nice to read.
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