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Bortherly Love (excerpt)

Daniel Hoffman

And they shall come together in a city,
           City of lovely purposes
upholding balconies
espaliered on walls
and windows
reeling with cerulean light—

            where each breath's an anthem and each glance a hymn,
here is the spirit's home.
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"Brotherly Love (#40)" (excerpt) from Brotherly Love by Daniel Hoffman. Copyright © 1981 by Daniel Hoffman. Reprinted by permission of the author.


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