Villanelle

Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night,
One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
The art of losing isn't hard to master;
Improvisation on Lines by Isaac the Blind by Peter Cole
Only by sucking, not by knowing
Apocalypse Soliloquy by Scott Hightower
I hope my death is not stolen from me
Cracked Ice by Julie Sheehan
When I return, I'll come in clapboard, stained
Suburban by Michael Blumenthal
Conformity caught here, nobody catches it
The Long Deployment by Jehanne Dubrow
For weeks, I breathe his body in the sheet