Treasure Island

Carolyn Forché

(28 April, 1950 - / Detroit, Michigan)

Poems of Carolyn Forché

1. Elegy 1/13/2003
2. Poem For Maya 1/13/2003
3. Sequestered Writing 3/21/2012
4. The Colonel 1/13/2003
5. The Garden Shukkei-en 1/13/2003
6. The Morning Baking 1/13/2003
7. The Testimony Of Light 1/13/2003
8. The Visitor 1/13/2003

The Morning Baking

Grandma, come back, I forgot
How much lard for these rolls

Think you can put yourself in the ground
Like plain potatoes and grow in Ohio?
I am damn sick of getting fat like you

Think you can lie through your Slovak?
Tell filthy stories about the blood sausage?

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