Nocturne
Wayne Miller
10April 09 http://www.poe...
Nocturne
Tonight all the leaves are paper spoons
in a broth of wind. Last week
they made a darker sky below the sky.
The h...
Nocturne
When a knocking came in the night,
I rose violently toward my reflection
hovering beneath this world. And then
th...
Nocturne
through which he disappeared; I found
I was alone with the voices that bloomed
as he opened the door. It's time
t...
Nocturne
hanging at the end of its cord.
Which is not to be confused with sleep –
sleep gives the body back its mouth.
...
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National Poetry Month 10

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  • 1. Nocturne Wayne Miller 10April 09 http://www.poets.org/poemADay.php http://bonobokids.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/musical_notes.gif
  • 2. Nocturne Tonight all the leaves are paper spoons in a broth of wind. Last week they made a darker sky below the sky. The houses have swallowed their colors, and each car moves in the blind sack of its sound like the slipping of water. Flowing means falling very slowly – the river passing under the tracks, the tracks then buried beneath the road. Continued…… http://poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20638
  • 3. Nocturne When a knocking came in the night, I rose violently toward my reflection hovering beneath this world. And then the fluorescent kitchen in the window like a page I was reading - a face coming into focus behind it: my neighbor locked out of his own party, looking for a phone. I gave him a beer and the lit pad of numbers Continued…… http://poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20638
  • 4. Nocturne through which he disappeared; I found I was alone with the voices that bloomed as he opened the door. It's time to slip my body beneath the covers, let it fall down the increments of shale, let the wind consume every spoon. My voice unhinging itself from light, my voice landing in its cradle -. How terrifying a payphone is Continued…… http://poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20638
  • 5. Nocturne hanging at the end of its cord. Which is not to be confused with sleep – sleep gives the body back its mouth. http://poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20638
  • 6. National Poetry Month National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets. The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media — to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern.
  • 7. THANK YOU Presentation by Neelima http://www.slideshare.net/Neelima.A

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