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Brian Glaser

Perseverance
        -for Seamus Heaney

The sky, where we could not ever live
in the sea of the past,

now we are on an island there,
and everything has changed,

the name of God
in the swell,

in the foreign atmosphere,
the final spring of the sun.



Brian Glaser has published three books of poems, including Contradictions with Shanti Arts in 2020. He has also published more than twenty essays on poetry. He works as associate professor of English at Chapman University in Orange, California. Twitter: @blendedbrian.

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