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Morning With Chokecherries

Douse them, wet

they shine like brilliant

caviar (dust devils whirling,

cranes circling, babies

laughing, halfmoon sailing,

ravens, old station wagons

circling and circling), set

them in the sun.

from UndanceableFind more by Merrill Gilfillan at the library

Copyright © 2005 Merrill Gilfillan
Used with the permission of Flood Editions.

Published in Merrill Gilfillan Poems

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