Readings — From the November 2018 issue

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By Rae Armantrout, from End Quote, a poetry collection that will be published by Wesleyan University Press in 2020.

    1
The way we gather
at the window, pointing

with funereal awe

to this thing
that isn’t one of us –

a doe
nibbling the lawn.

    2
Reflections
staggered by ripples

at the feet
of quaint buildings

in paintings
on hotel chain walls.

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