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Poem of the Day
Imagine if you could have either cherry or stove,Taken from 'New Caribbean Poetry'...
but not both; if the sound of rain
would not answer to its name: tap, tap, pitter pat.
If one morning you woke and had to say dove,
not love, and mean it. If this went on
all through the day and night and into early dawn -
this calling of the world and all its parts
a single word: your cat's meow,
the kumquat freshly washed at the sink,
the milk bottle in the fridge, swallows
outside listing on the wind, the grey slant
of falling rain, a lover's hand grazing your neck.
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