Imagist Moment - Gratuitous Link

Fabric. Fabrication.

Tracy K. Smith
The Body's Question

Remember my own bright shirt
Like a defeated flag
Among the heap of clothes

"Night Letters"
The image stands out — all the rarer because there are few similes in this body of work and because of a hint of flutter ("defeated" "heap"). Reminds me of a title full of assonance by Michael Holmes: Got No Flag At All — dropped in here like a name on the pile.

And so for day 1591