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A Prayer

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Bless
something small
but infinite
and quiet.

There are senses
make an object
in their simple
feeling for one.


Originally appeared in the February 1966 issue of Poetry magazine.


“A Prayer” by Robert Creeley, from The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1945–1975, © 1982 by the Regents of the University of California, is reprinted by permission of the University of California Press.
Source: Poetry (February 2012)

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