Winter 2011 • Vol. XXXIII No. 1 PoetryJanuary 1, 2011 |

A Day Is Vast

A day is vast. Until noon. Then it's over. Yesterday's pondwater braided still wet in my hair. I don't know what time is. You can't ever find it. But you can lose it.

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Jane Hirshfield is the author of two new books, The Beauty (poems) and Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World (essays), both appearing from Knopf in Spring 2015. She is a current Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

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By Jane Hirshfield

A day is vast. Until noon. Then it's over. Yesterday's pondwater braided still wet in my hair. I don't know what time is. You can't ever find it. But you […]

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