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Why We Are Truly a Nation by William Matthews : The Poetry Foundation

July 4, 2013


  Why We Are Truly a Nation BY¬†WILLIAM MATTHEWS Because we rage inside the old boundaries, like a young girl leaving the Church, scared of her parents. Because we all dream of saving the shaggy, dung-caked buffalo, shielding the herd with our bodies. Because grief unites us, like the locked antlers of moose who die […]