The Stork in the Heavens, Revisited

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Jacqueline Osherow

The Stork in the Heavens, Revisited

 

      Through the bursting
      Medina’s jumbled
      alleyways, the local

      farmers pull
      their donkey
      carts, the lion’s

      share piled
      high with mint,
      while others

      flaunt cherries,
      potatoes, carrots
      and a belated

      one or two glisten
      with artichokes,
      whose wild cousins

      in the . . .
      . . . . . . .
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