In reality, the barn wasn’t clean, ninety men
and a woman sobbing in a hospital gown, Not fair.
And look! That cowboy
as he flicks his razor.
Nine months later, my brother was born.
Norman Dubie | Trakl
Laura Kasischke | Warehouse of Prayers
Gloria Frym | Looking for Trouble
Frank O’Hara | Southampton Variations
Marilyn Hacker | Days of 1944: Three Friends