Jean Valentine

(27 April 1934 / Chicago, Ill)

Jean Valentine Poems

1. To Plath, To Sexton 1/13/2003
2. Dream Barker 1/13/2003
3. Elegy For Jane Kenyon (2) 1/13/2003
4. X 1/13/2003
5. Late 1/13/2003
6. Friend 2 3/5/2014
7. Friend 3/5/2014
8. Sanctuary 12/9/2014
9. Ghost Elephants 3/5/2014
10. The Branches 3/5/2014
11. To The Black Madonna Of Chartres 3/5/2014
12. Eleventh Brother 3/5/2014
13. Father Lynch Returns from the Dead 3/5/2014
14. Hospital: strange lights 3/5/2014
15. Red Cloth 3/5/2014
16. La Chalupa, The Boat 3/5/2014
17. I Have Lived In Your Face 3/5/2014
18. The One You Wanted to Be Is the One You Are -new- 2/19/2015

Friend

Friend I need your hand every morning
but anger and beauty and hope
these roses make one rose.
Friend I need a hand every evening
but anger and hope and beauty
are three roses
that make one rose.
Let's fix our bed it's in splinters
and I want to stay all year.

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