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Before Recollection - cover

Before Recollection

Ann Lauterbach

Publisher: Princeton University Press

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From Before Recollection:TRANSCENDENTAL POSTCARD Ann Lauterbach ? The outlook such that time is told on waking,Without aid of cock or clock's crow.In fact all the birds are elsewhere,Poised on glossy page or in some fallMigration. Sun up over mountain is precision,Then mist travels, exhaling day.All else, all change, is air,Dew relenting on the bladesAnd mirror rhymesWhere water bears resemblance:A strut of hues to pale even Revlon's alchemy and,In the center of its glaze, a cauldron of sky-cast blue.

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