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Rachel Hadas
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Rachel Hadas is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and...
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Dawn Dreams

by Rachel Hadas

Dreams draw near at dawn and then recede
even if you beckon them.
They loom like demons
you tug by the tail to examine from up close
and then let fly away.
Their colors at once brighter and less bright
than you remembered, they
hover and insinuate all day
at the corner of your eye.

Copyright 2010 by Rachel Hadas. Used with permission of the author.
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