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The Day Un-Dims


before it lightens,

like something

emerging. A fish

swims upwards

out of darkness

before it begins

to glimmer; so

day is drawn

from depth, as if

a morning were

just an idea

that nobody's

quite yet hit upon.

And then, and

only then, does it



Todd Boss


"The Day Un-Dims" by Todd Boss, reprinted from Yellowrocket (W.W. Norton & Co.), © 2008.



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