Deborah Ager

(1971)

Deborah Ager Poems

1. The Tortoise In Keystone Heights 1/1/2004
2. Dear Deborah, 1/1/2004
3. Summer Nights 1/30/2015
4. Night In Iowa 1/1/2004
5. Alone 1/1/2004
6. Santa Fe In Winter 1/1/2004
7. Morning 1/13/2003
8. The Space Coast 1/1/2004
9. The Lake 1/1/2004
10. Night: San Francisco 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Deborah Ager

Night: San Francisco

Rain drenches the patio stones.
All night was spent waiting
for an earthquake, and instead

water stains sand with its pink foam.
Yesterday's steps fill in with gray crabs.
Baritone of a fog horn. A misty light

warns tankers, which block the green
after-sunset flash. My lover's voice calls
to others in his restless sleep.

The venetian blinds slice streetlights,
light coils around my waist and my lover's neck,
dividing him into hundredths.

Would these fractions make me happier?
My hands twist into a crocodile.
My index ...

Read the full of Night: San Francisco
[Report Error]