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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 1, March 2017


Bruce Ross
Hampden, Maine, USA

Darkness and Light

Getting closer to the so-called Festival of Lights. The winters have become colder, but now I can almost touch Orion’s belt.

a few bright stars
fill the bedroom skylight
clarity of darkness

During the day the sun is larger and closer. During the night the moon is larger and closer. The enigma of Goethe’s last "More light" suggests the more and less light in the holiday candles again.

night before Chanukah
two bright stars fill up
the skylight



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