Caroline Misner


Caroline Misner Poems

1. Learning to Die 3/31/2008
2. A Hard Climb 3/21/2008
3. Dahlia in the Window 3/24/2008
4. The Potential of Stars 3/21/2008
5. First Snow 11/8/2008
6. Blackberry Dusk 3/21/2008
7. Lyric 2/27/2010
8. To An Alcoholic 11/17/2009
9. Poor Fish 10/15/2009
10. A Trail of Peanuts 4/21/2009
11. Piano Lesson 3/21/2008
12. Shepherd's Gold 3/21/2008
13. The Old Tin Jug 3/21/2008
14. Trilliums in May 3/21/2008
15. Obituary For A Sphinx 3/21/2008
16. War Wounds 3/21/2008
17. The Medium's Trance 3/21/2008
18. Little Brother 11/8/2008
19. Dunces 11/8/2008
20. Reunion 1/12/2009

I Witness A Raven

When the moonlight fractures the patterned frost,
in fragments chiseled into the glass,
shattering and refracting its battery
of light, in silent solace through my window,
I witness a raven through eyes
thick and glazed with sleep.
The night hermit probes his feast

of carrion, picking at entrails, a solitary

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