Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Alone – Deborah Ager

Over the fence, the dead settle in for a journey. Nine o’clock. You are alone for the first time today. Boys asleep. Husband out. A beer bottle sweats in your hand, and sea lavender clogs the air with perfume. Think … Continue reading

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Drinking Alone – Li Po

I take my wine jug out among the flowers to drink alone, without friends. I raise my cup to entice the moon. That, and my shadow, makes us three. But the moon doesn’t drink, and my shadow silently follows. I … Continue reading

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The Images Alone – Les Murray

Scarlet as the cloth draped over a sword, white as steaming rice, blue as leschenaultia, old curried towns, the frog in its green human skin; a ploughman walking his furrow as if in irons, but as at a whoop of … Continue reading

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