More poems from me.  **Click on the titles to read the poems.**  

(They Would Hate Me for Writing This)
Sometimes Death Is a Foreign Country
Turning 50

Poems I Love, Written by Others:

Sex Ed  by Betsy Sholl
A Blessing From my Sixteen Years’ Son  by Mary Karr
I Go Back to May 1937  by Sharon Olds
St. Francis and the Sow by Galway Kinnell  (with the gorgeous line: “sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness”)
I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark, Not Day by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot
The Journey by Mary Oliver…… “determined to save/ the only life that you could/ save.”


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