Deborah Ager


Poems of Deborah Ager

1. Alone 1/1/2004
2. Dear Deborah, 1/1/2004
3. Morning 1/13/2003
4. Night In Iowa 1/1/2004
5. Night: San Francisco 1/1/2004
6. Santa Fe In Winter 1/1/2004
7. The Lake 1/1/2004
8. The Space Coast 1/1/2004
9. The Tortoise In Keystone Heights 1/1/2004


Over the fence, the dead settle in
for a journey. Nine o'clock.
You are alone for the first time
today. Boys asleep. Husband out.

A beer bottle sweats in your hand,
and sea lavender clogs the air
with perfume. Think of yourself.
Your arms rest with nothing to do

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