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October Moon on Lake

October Moon on Lake By Sydney Lea   |  June 15, 2015
I have seen too many such moon-rises in seven decades to write a poem about this one. But isn’t that what I’ve always done? Perhaps, yet I won’t write it, with its reference to Selena or to some familiar musical standard--"That Old Devil Moon,” say--or whatever. To imagine such allusions is to feel self-contempt, as if I had written about butterflies as tokens of fragility.

River Teeth Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2012

River Teeth Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2012 October 22, 2012
Six essays published in River Teeth are listed as notable in Best American Essays 2012

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