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

Poem For Maya

Dipping our bread in oil tins
we talked of morning peeling
open our rooms to a moment
of almonds, olives and wind
when we did not yet know what we were.
The days in Mallorca were alike:
footprints down goat-paths
from the beds we had left,
at night the stars locked to darkness.

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