DPF / Fishback

For all those perfecting the skill of perfect packaging for those of us taking the material seriously at this time of year that glimmers on many levels, from poetryfoundation.org.

from A Copywriter’s Christmas / by Margaret Fishback

The Twenty-fifth is imminent
And every known expedient
Designed for making Christmas pay
Is getting swiftly under way

DPF / Williams

Stevens reminds me of Williams. Both had extensive responsibilities in the real world, and both, maybe because of those responsibilities, grew very colorful inner sanctums.

from Pictures from Brueghel: The Hunters in the Snow / by William Carlos Willams

a winter-struck bush for his
foreground to
complete the picture