"Six inches of tannic water in the deep-grooved tractor
marks, rutted paths across sand dunes clothed in
grass and rushes the color of tarnished brass, like a
melancholy Van Gogh, the late northern paintings of
La tristesse durera toujours, he is reported to have said
on his deathbed, Undoubtedly true. But happiness may also
– Campbell McGrath, from “August 5,” in Seven Notebooks: Poems (Ecco, 2008)
what do you call it when batman skips church?
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"Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be."