Heather McHugh

(20 August 1948 / San Diego, California)

Heather McHugh Poems

1. What He Thought 1/20/2003
2. Nano-Knowledge 1/13/2003
3. Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun 1/20/2003
4. Stroke 1/13/2003
5. Ghoti 1/13/2003
6. Etymological Dirge 1/13/2003
7. With Due Respect To Thor 1/13/2003
8. The Father of the Predicaments 1/20/2003
9. The Woman who Laughed on Calvary 4/24/2012
10. In Praise of Pain 4/24/2012
11. Glass House 4/24/2012
12. Not Over it 4/24/2012
13. No Sex for Priests 4/24/2012
14. Better or Worse 4/24/2012
15. From the Tower 4/24/2012
16. Half Border, Half Lab 4/24/2012
17. LEAF LITTER ON ROCK FACE 4/24/2012
18. Myrrha to the Source 4/24/2012
19. Not to be Dwelled on 4/24/2012
20. Philosopher Orders Crispy Pork 4/24/2012

Etymological Dirge

'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear.

Calm comes from burning.
Tall comes from fast.
Comely doesn't come from come.
Person comes from mask.

The kin of charity is whore,
the root of charity is dear.

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