Feb 1, 2013

Q.855

One Today

One sun rose on us today, kindled over our shores,
peeking over the Smokies, greeting the faces
of the Great Lakes, spreading a simple truth
across the Great Plains, then charging across the Rockies.
One light, waking up rooftops, under each one, a story
told by our silent gestures moving behind windows.

Opening lines of a poem first heard in public on Jan 21, 2013. During what (usually quadrennial) event?

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This day last year: Q.489

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