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Today's poem

Just uploaded on the website of Poetry Foundation. Association game of sound and precise crafting. The inflexion of words in respective couplets and quatrains produces the reverberation of tones. March wind (東風, kochi) brings gentle echoes of a wind bell hung, left under eaves. Absolutely, the beauty of poetic form, too.


And by Nicole Sealey (from the website of Poetry Foundation)
Withstand pandemonium
and scandalous
nightstands
commanding candlelight

      and
      quicksand

and zinfandel
clandestine landmines
candy handfuls
and contraband
      and       handmade
commandments and merchandise
secondhand husbands
philandering
      and       landless
and vandal
bandwagons slandered
and branded
handwritten reprimands

      and
      meander

on an island
landscaped with chandeliers
abandon handcuffs
standstills
       and        backhands

notwithstanding
thousands of oleanders
and dandelions
handpicked

        and
        sandalwood

and mandrake
and random demands
the by…