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can’t see the forest for the trees (or some other relevant cliche)

I subscribed to the Academy of American Poets’ “Poem-a-Day” e-newsletter, which, as the name suggests, delivers a new poem each day to my inbox during National Poetry Month. I figured it was a good way to keep me reading poetry when I’m distracted by pretty much everything else, including work, school, and real life. So… Continue reading can’t see the forest for the trees (or some other relevant cliche)

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NaPoMo: Poem for April 21

You can find more info about NaPoMo here, here and here.Mummy of a Lady Named JemutesonekhXXI Dynastyby Thomas JamesMy body holds its shape. The genius is intact.Will I return to Thebes? In that lost countryThe eucalyptus trees have turned to stone.Once, branches nudged me, dropping swollen blossoms,And passionflowers lit my father's garden.Is it still there,… Continue reading NaPoMo: Poem for April 21