Bookish Matters

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Friday, January 28, 2011

as do trees

from "Wintergreen Ridge"
Lorine Niedecker

Sometimes it's a pleasure
     to grieve
          or dump

the leaves most brilliant
     as do trees
          when they've no need

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