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Erica Funkhouser
Erica Funkhouser
Raised in Concord, Massachusetts, Erica Funkhouser studied at Vassar College and Stanford University...
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Vision

 
by Erica Funkhouser

With age   
mirage
assuages
what the youthful eye  
would have studied
until identified—
chicory? bluebird? debris?  
Today no nomenclature
ruptures
the composure
of a chalk-blue haze
pausing, even dawdling,
now and then trembling
over what I'm going to call
fresh water.









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