memory

Posted: December 10, 2015 in alice major
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What appointments am I missing?
What year is it?
—What mission
am I setting out on
along this hallway/ highway/
—sky way?
Surely it is spring beyond
this corridor? Hope?
—Green. Leaf. Gap.
Holes
punched along the edges.
So much torn away.

Alice Major’s  tenth collection, Standard candles, is now available from the University of Alberta Press.
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