DPF/Berryman

For rain and wishing for the kind that doesn't flood, but calms. #amazonlink to John Berryman Collected Poems 1937-1971 https://amzn.to/3uz0hz3


from "Meditation" / by John Berryman


...summer rain
Filling the morning falls about the house. 




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DPF/Jackson

For a favorite literary day, from Shirley Jackson’s short story originally published June 18, 1948 in The New Yorker. #amazonlink to Shirley Jackson: Novels and Stories https://amzn.to/3HYGsqd





from “The Lottery” / by Shirley Jackson

The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day; the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green.


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DPF / Fernandes

For the city I haunted for about 14 years, from Poem-A-Day today on Poets.org. My sister and her family still live there and head back home today; they retreat to the sea each night. The rest of the poem may be found here:
http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/jungle

from The Jungle / by Megan Fernandes

In midsummer, in Los Angeles,
the night is fractured

with mountains, grilling ink
into the blue thaw.

DPF / Revard

For weeds more green and baby rabbits, from Poetry Foundation.

from Another Sunday Morning / by Carter Revard, b. 1931

What I walked down to the highway for,
                                   through the summer dawn,
                                            was the Sunday funnies,
                     or so I thought—