Magazine | August 15, 2016, Issue

Poetry

ANTE MERIDIEM

for Ivy

What I desire in the morning

is the music of guitar, its pottery-dull notes

knocking knees in the lower strings

and in the upper notes a skittering like

the black-capped chickadee that surfs the wind

rushing through our hedge,

planting its claws like fingers across

the little fretless board of a branch and

plucking spiders’ eggs for breakfast.

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Letters

Jefferson’s Wall I was disturbed to see Donald Critchlow abandon to the hard Left Jefferson’s “Letter to the Danbury Baptists” (“The Assault on Christians,” July 11). Out of context, one can read ...
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The Week

‐ Maybe the Democrats should just go back to using fax machines. ‐ A lot of Republicans got very mad at Ted Cruz for pointedly declining to endorse Donald Trump at ...
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Poetry

ANTE MERIDIEM for Ivy What I desire in the morning is the music of guitar, its pottery-dull notes knocking knees in the lower strings and in the upper notes a skittering like the black-capped chickadee that ...

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