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

Breakfast Robert Wells
The pasture is a faded white.
Even the food palls
At the mountain's height by the spring,
A loaf in halves, unwrapped
From a blue cloth.
                Oil and salt,
Raw ham. Sitting apart
To let the horse drink unscared
They brood what dream was broken
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