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Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know

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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

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Description: 

The monument is now

The place is ripe for building a roll-call
of seekers out of the earth

For each, his glory is the doing
and his dr...

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Description: Children taught that the air is clear
if they stand like smiths, look straight ahead

The only thing they have to fear
is what they should have done...

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Description: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, turn s...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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Description: The Winter was a legacy of crusted weights
now melted with the Passing of the Snow
so closed and callous differences can softe
to the hope for com...

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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

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Description: In the letter was the hope that you were well
For shorter hours
A newer coat
And Grace when there was any Grace to tell

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Description: The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There where a m...

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

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Description: That cottage all with melting roses –

It was such fun to think ahead of it,
to condition all that air with smokesuds
and pick the mud out of our ea...

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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Description: First one light is the truth and then another
but always it is shining on some counterpart

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement

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Description: Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
and whether...

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