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Mar 17 2018
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American Life in Poetry #677

American Life in Poetry #677

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE I’m devoted to yard and garage sales, and love to spend time with friendly strangers in scuffed front yards and oily, dim garages. Here’s a poem by Matthew Brennan, who lives in Indiana, from his 2016 Lamar University book, One Life. Yard Sale “There is no object so foul that intense light will not make beautiful.” —  Emerson, Nature The renters bring out their greasy table, End of the month again:…

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