Ruth Stone

(June 8, 1915 – November 19, 2011)

Ruth Stone Poems

1. In the Next Galaxy 1/20/2003
2. The Wound 12/27/2011
3. Eden, Then and Now 12/27/2011
4. Look to the Future 12/27/2011
5. Always on the Train 12/27/2011
6. It Follows 12/27/2011
7. 1941 12/27/2011
8. How It Is 8/29/2014
9. Curtains 12/27/2011
10. Male Gorillas 8/29/2014
11. The Cabbage 12/27/2011
12. Another Feeling 12/27/2011
13. Shapes 12/27/2011
14. Lighter Than Air 8/29/2014
15. The Ways Of Daughters 8/29/2014
16. The Question 12/27/2011
17. The Mother 8/29/2014
18. Not Expecting An Answer 8/29/2014
19. Good Advice 8/29/2014
20. Spring Beauties 8/29/2014

Always on the Train

Writing poems about writing poems
is like rolling bales of hay in Texas.
Nothing but the horizon to stop you.

But consider the railroad's edge of metal trash;
bird perches, miles of telephone wires.
What is so innocent as grazing cattle?
If you think about it, it turns into words.

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