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  • From the shore small boats reach, depart, return the never-leavers tie nets of dried seaweed weighted with tumbled-down stones instruct young fingers through difficult knots guiding, scraping some young fingers

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • From the shore small boats reach, depart, return the never-leavers tie nets of dried seaweed weighted with tumbled-down stones instruct young fingers through difficult knots guiding, scraping some young fingers

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • From the shore small boats reach, depart, return the never-leavers tie nets of dried seaweed weighted with tumbled-down stones instruct young fingers through difficult knots guiding, scraping some young fingers

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • A tumbled-down shack made of weathered boards squatted near the edge of the clearing.

    NEVER WAVE GOODBYE

  • But moviegoers are much more apt to recall tumbled-down images of Detroit, a city that has lost about half its population over the past half-century.

    Detroit as Dream Factory

  • Walking down the street the other day, I saw a shabby little doll on some half tumbled-down steps and a little girl five or six years of age with a worn-out broom, energetically sweeping the ground.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Walking down the street the other day, I saw a shabby little doll on some half tumbled-down steps and a little girl five or six years of age with a worn-out broom, energetically sweeping the ground.

    Home in the Humblest of Places

  • Not only that, they could also run along the sides of the tunnel as well as the ceiling, evading the tumbled-down wreckage.

    Hellgate London Covenant

  • It is a ridiculous, tumbled-down old barn, isnt it? he said.

    The RACKETTY-PACKETTY House

  • I would jump over the tumbled-down wall at the back of the property, that couldn't be seen from the street.

    The Shadow of the Wind

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