Poetry Less Than Daily

Strong Poems. Beautiful Poems. Tough Poems. Poems w/ the F-word. Poems less frequent than before but no less kick-ass.

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Rae Armantrout

Theory of Everything

It both hurtles
and fidgets,

it's empty space?


A wide swath
of baby talk--

and feathery green,
I insisted,

swinging up,

but Mother
was no longer playing.


Everything that stays
once meaning has cleared out

is true?


the sun eats the earth,

so many leaves are new,

not asking
to be recognized.

Monday, June 27, 2005

Joseph Massey

Back Yard

Lit amber by
back door light

a skunk prowls
bramble's edge

--blackberry vines
and dandelions

bunched alongside
the garage--

into alley's black
spilling moths.