DPF / Mark

PIA: from June 29, 2016.

For gratitude for spectacles, from Tsim, Tsum.

from The 10 Stages of Beatrice / by Sabrina Orah Mark

The possibility that she is not alive, in this stage, never enters her mind. This stage is only possible if the spectacle comes to town.

DPF / Bly

PIA: from July 25, 2014.

For the crows. This one’s from Contemporary American Poetry, ed. by Donald Hall (1962). A bio here:
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/robert-bly

from Where We Must Look for Help / by Robert Bly b. 1926

On the third day the crow shall fly;
The crow, the crow, the spider-coloured crow