Category: Poetry

Geode

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From Ithaca

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Wednesday’s Child; A Morning Lake, an Evening Pond

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Limestone, with Traces; Onto the Fens

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The Road; Poem Beginning with a Line by Rachel Wetzsteon

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Neilah; Creature

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The Purple Box

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Neoplatonic Philosophy

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Vaccine

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The Quiet Time

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The Passé Simple

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Leda and the Swan

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Parallels

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A Walmart in Connecticut

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The Acme No. 470 Clicker

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Shipmates; An Ancient Story

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November Notes; Litany

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Parking Garage; “Richard Burton”; The word

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December Issue; Moon Garden

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A Few Matters of Disposition in the August Garden; For a Few Moments of Silence

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From This Broken Symmetry

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Kalypso to Paul of Tarsus

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Stammer; In Morocco

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Crossing Again; The Fugitives; Brave Face; For the Adversary

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Lament; Driving Home

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To One in Mourning; Spiritual Direction

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Playing the Magician

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At the Train Station circa 1982

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Poem Beginning with a Rejected Line by W. H. Auden

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Sisters; Home Place

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Le Petit Déjeuner à Paradis; Gone Rogue, Gone Wild, Gone with the Morning Light

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Elegy for the Poet Adam Zagajewski

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Greta; The Lady Seen in Riga

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Émigré Library; Calendars

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100 Million Billion Stars Found Hiding in the Milky Way; The Organ Donor Discusses Options with Her Body; You Say Poetry Is Weather for the Mind, Not an Umbrella

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Mouse

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The Renaissance

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The Day Comes

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Aufklärung

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After Tacitus; The swallows have brought their young . . .

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The Party; Hexagon

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Cooking with Ella; We Look to Trees; Telling the Books

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Morigerati; Deafness

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This Unholy Mess, My Body, In Which Considerable Spirit Dwells

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On a Wire Through the Dark; The First Full Day of Fall

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Tell Me a Story; A Photograph from the Indian Wars; Cake

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The Multiverse; Under the Lawrence Tree

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Liminal; The Hourglass

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Hüzün; Mercato del Pesce, Catania; Lam’s Cosmology; Off-Off-Variation on Théophile Gautier’s “Promenade Nocturne”

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Woman Holding a Balance

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