"Her eyes were painted silver;"
On Passing through the Monongahela Forest at Night
"sometimes I awake at three am"
Essay on Friendship
"She espaliered the climbing roses"
"the sound of snow piling carefully onto frozen grass,"
Naomi Shihab Nye
I Won't Tell
"her damn husband won’t bring those catalogues up,"
"His grown daughter had never married or even borne a child out of wedlock."
"We avoid everything."
"saltine crackers, old dog collars, pieces of belts and strings we can use for leashes."
Oh I Suppose
"I suppose you love me when I walk back in,"
This Is What It Was Like
"his angry father who owned Willie’s Ice Cream Parlor."
The Street Gods
"belief in a seedless nothing"
The Fire Eater
"the virtual nature of their lives
"just the sins you | cradle in bed"
Leave on a High Note
"no cure but a house divided against the self | permanently"
Rabbit Fetus Reabsorption 1
"the suction of need, of gut on gut."
Rabbit Fetus Reabsorption 2
"the electric plume of lifeblood"
If There Is a Shore
"Hitching north on dusk."
Lee Etheredge IV