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[35] I n an E lizabethan G arden Stone deities guard the fountain in the sunken garden with its table and benches, beds of petunias purple as Lent. Minerva is whole. So are Jupiter and Diana. But a vandal’s hammer has left Apollo sexless as Abelard, pouting Venus half scalped and inconsolable. Beyond the fountain, a live oak leans parallel to the lawn. Hints of rainbow escape from trunks of crepe myrtles. Near the water, the gazebo thatched with reeds, the air swarms with gnats restless as thought, as the striped lizard skittering on gravel, obsessed with transport. The magnolia’s one stunning blossom calls notice me, insistent as a mourning dove. ...

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ISBN
9780874217971
Related ISBN
9780874217964
MARC Record
OCLC
650341890
Pages
93
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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