Naomi Shihab Nye

St. Louis, Missouri
Naomi Shihab Nye
St. Louis, Missouri
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Trying To Name What Doesn’t Change Comments

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Roselva says the only thing that doesn’t change
is train tracks. She’s sure of it.
The train changes, or the weeds that grow up spidery
by the side, but not the tracks.

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Naomi Shihab Nye
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Dr Antony Theodore 20 April 2019
Stars explode. The rose curls up as if there is fire in the petals. The cat who knew me is buried under the bush. very fine and great poem. tony
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Seamus O Brian 19 February 2018
Perfection in contemporary verse.
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Houda Boukassoula 19 February 2018
a track without a train is a changed track. The metal wasn’t shiny anymore. The wood was split and some of the ties were gone. A great poetic picture.In fact there's nothing on Earth that remains the same forever even the least noticeable details change though we don't usuallypay attention to them
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