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Dear Reader

By Rita Mae Reese

Death of a Naturalist

By Seamus Heaney

The Death of Allegory

By Billy Collins

The Definition of Love

By Andrew Marvell


By Amy Uyematsu

The Delight Song of Tsoai-talee

By N. Scott Momaday

The Delta

By Bruce Bond


By Josephine Miles