David Berman

(4 January 1967 / Williamsburg, Virginia)

David Berman Poems

1. Self-Portrait At 28 1/13/2003
2. The Charm Of 5:30 1/13/2003
3. Snow 1/13/2003
4. Imagining Defeat 1/13/2003
5. Governors On Sominex 1/13/2003
6. And the Others 1/3/2012
7. The Broken Mirror 1/3/2012
8. The Moon 1/3/2012
9. Coincidence 1/3/2012
10. Oh Where 1/3/2012
11. End of the Cruise 1/3/2012
12. Grace 1/3/2012
13. The Ultimate 1/3/2012
14. Catallus CX - A Translation 1/3/2012

Imagining Defeat

She woke me up at dawn,
her suitcase like a little brown dog at her heels.

I sat up and looked out the window
at the snow falling in the stand of blackjack trees.

A bus ticket in her hand.

Then she brought something black up to her mouth,

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