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Book by WALD, DIANE
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The Compassion of Bees
It is not as if you had stolen
my lost silence.
I would not say that without you
silence would be enough.
In silence I heard the bees
offer compassion to the yarrow.
After three days of searching for silence
I find it on my pillow.
I have strung an electrical cord in a dream
that has lit an entire kitchen where memory died.
"Wald's poems...are masterfully askew and startingly centered, allowing dreamish...palpable, careful...offhand, wonder and death to hang around together." -- Ellen Dore Watson, author of
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Book Description Red Hen Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1888996161
Book Description Red Hen Press, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1888996161