Incantation of the First Order By Rita Dove

Incantation of the First Order By Rita Dove Listen, no one signed up for this lullaby. No bleeped sheep or rosebuds or twitching stars will diminish the fear or save you from waking  into the same day you dreamed of leaving—mockingbird on back order, morning bellsstuck on snooze—so you might as well   get up and at it, […]