“The Fog Town School of Thought”

Faculty member Maurice Manning’s poem “The Fog Town School of Thought” appears in the most recent issue of Orion Magazine.

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They should have taught us birds and trees
in school, they should have taught us beauty
and weaving bees and had a class
on listening and standing alone—
the children should have studied light
reflected from a spider web,
we should have learned the branches of streams
spread out like fingers or the veins
of a leaf—we should have learned the sky
is the tallest steeple, we should have known
a hill is a voice inside the sky— …[Keep Reading]…

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