Category Archives: Dacey (Philip)

The Skater below the Ice

This wonderful Dacey poem about skating captures the other self we feel is just beyond the horizon–or beneath the ice.

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Baseball Frees the Imagination

Baseball, like reading, encourages the imagination to soar.

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