A Start

By Elaine Equi Elaine Equi
The
    silver
          hour

drops—

a spider
on the mirror.

          *

Silver
the hour

like drops
of a spider’s
mirror.

          *

The silver drops,
the spider’s hour,
the mirror . . .

Source: Poetry (November 2008).

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This poem originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Poetry magazine

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November 2008
 Elaine  Equi

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Elaine Equi’s books include Click and Clone (2011) and Ripple 
Effect: New & Selected Poems (2007), both from Coffee House Press.


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