an Anchorage schoolyard invaded by a bull moose. To a spot
at Lord Rothschild’s tea table. To the uncharted,
unfathomable territory of an aging mother’s dementia.
With lively wit and an eye for striking imagery, Sharon Lask Munson
takes us all over this world and through generations of family
history and lore. Her poems invite us into both macrocosm
and microcosm—that place in which 'Earth rotates on its
axis/ and a vine maple drops its last red leaf.' "
– Paulann Petersen
Oregon Poet Laureate
First Street Elementary
The children enter, toting
stiff new book bags
filled with lined notebooks,
number two yellow pencils,
boxes of sharp crayons.
How earnest they are
scrubbed and combed,
their clean new sneakers
as they trek down
brightly lit hallways.
And all through the morning
mothers, at home,
move through silent rooms,
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