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This poem is taken from PN Review 36, Volume 10 Number 4, March - April 1984.

Landscape of the Daylight Moon Jeremy Hooker

I first saw it inland.
Suddenly, round white sides
Rose through the thin grass
And for an instant, in the heat,
It was dazzling; but afterwards
I thought mainly of darkness,
Imagining the relics of an original
Sea under the chalk, with fishes
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