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Donald Benjamin Nance
June 7, 1944 - February 09, 2010
Gift Giving Inflation
mannlanders: Dear Mann Landers, I seem to have unwittingly dug myself into a hole. I have been dating my girlfriend for three years, and whenever there is a special occasion for us to exchange gifts (e.g., birthday, Valentine’s Day, anniversary, etc.) I do my best to give thoughtful presents. However, it seems that with each gift exchange - expectations rise. How can I continue to...
Rock and Hawk
by Robinson Jeffers Here is a symbol in which Many high tragic thoughts Watch their own eyes. This gray rock, standing tall On the headland, where the seawind Lets no tree grow, Earthquake-proved, and signatured By ages of storms: on its peak A falcon has perched. I think, here is your emblem To hang in the future sky; Not the cross, not the hive, But this; bright power, dark peace; Fierce...
Privilege of Being
by Robert Hass Many are making love. Up above, the angels in the unshaken ether and crystal of human longing are braiding one another’s hair, which is strawberry blond and the texture of cold rivers. They glance down from time to time at the awkward ecstasy— it must look to them like featherless birds splashing in the spring puddle of a bed— and then one woman, she is about to come, ...
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