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I receive a poem a day, in emails from the Poetry Foundation, today’s had this editor’s note:
Editor’s Note: Richard Wilbur passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the age of 96.
The poem is called Advice to a Prophet, and below a link to it:
The above marked the day, as did the sun, which was a strange orange, rapturous, as if evening at midday. The atmospheric conditions very unusual, strange infact – I wanted to know why. More and more the computer brings me answers, tells me that it is not just me experiencing this. whatever it is:
I ask why is the sun orange today? and pick out an answer, finding that it is a widespread effect, not just local. We are on common ground, though I am on the Eastern side of England, and Manchester is on the West: