Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
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Orion Magazine -



It is worthwhile to subscribe to Orion Magazine and you can also read it on-line at:

http://www.orionmagazine.org/

This is a powerful issue and important to check out.  It gives a gentle nudge of awareness, like Beluga whales responding to the G note of a clarinet.

I love the poems.  Here is Jane Hirshfield.


The Supple Deer

The quiet opening
between fence strands
perhaps eighteen inches.

Antlers to hind hooves,
four feet off the ground,
the deer poured through it.

No tuft of the coarse white belly hair left behind.

I don’t know how a stag turns
into a stream, an arc of water.
I have never felt such accurate envy.

Not of the deer—

To be that porous, to have such largeness pass through me.

- Jane Hirshfield

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