Category: Poetry

Three Poems by Two Russian Poets

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From the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā

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I Know a Fountain

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The Burden

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Final Sonnet

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Seven P.M.

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The Promise

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Kisaeng poems

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From distant transit

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Peacocks on the Streets

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The Great Darkness; The Neanderthal in Me; Nearing Eighty, in the Classroom

Snow

First Portrait; Meadow Poem

In My Front Yard, Registering People to Vote; The Doctor’s One Story

Dedication to the Life of Frederick II; Juditta Sings a Madrigal

Breakfast at the Buena Vista Hotel; The Complaint; On Bicycles

On the Track

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The Punch Line

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Journey to Narva; In the Silence of Cities

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The Plague, from Book Three of the Georgics

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Shadow Messages

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Early; A Glint; The Blue; A Wagon Wheel Beside a Gate; A Winter Landscape; At a Lake; Turtles

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Neutrality

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Your blood was no longer on the stone; Maple Tree in Late October Beyond a White Screen

An Accounting of His Life; Magic Bullets: A Meditation on Loss; Quotation Marks: A Bestiary

A Pair of Roseate Spoonbills

Anniversary; The Golden Hour; Keats

Suburban Pastoral; Rejoinder; Anniversary; prayer for the young

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Psalm and Lament for Los Angeles

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Car Story; Brown’s Journals; Misty

The Dancing Cranes; That slant of sun; Last Words

The Factory (A Report from Outer Space); Notice from Another Dimension; Hiatus

To Hold from This Day Forward; A Music

Dispatch from the Storm Warning; Dispatch from a Rusted Railroad Spike

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Sestina Minus One; A Buoyant Future for Us All

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Philosophical

Randomly Moving Particles

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It was a very good year; A Wild Regret Appeared!; John Hall’s Remedy; The Wood-Chipper

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The taxidermist at her table

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Sundial Metaphors; Still Life in Marble; Phrase Book for the Subjunctive, Lesson 1

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Just So; Scooter Hero

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Gentians for Carole

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Daybreak; Snakes

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My selves in a wood; Towpath

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Doe; A Poppet; Two Lost Things; Consistori del Gai Saber

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The Queen of the Internet; Ghazal; A Butterfly Without Wings; A Scene of Sorrow While Traveling

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One Cry

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Alternative Facts

Pelion

Marbles with Nils; Never Know