... reverberation Of thunder of spring over distant mountains He who was living is now dead We who were living are now dying With a little patience.
Born in Saint Joseph, Joyce Sutphen is Minnesota's second Poet Laureate. She holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance Drama from the University of Minnesota and currently resides in the city of Chaska.
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Wang Ping asks if
we went to a seder
No, I say, we’re not
as though we constantly
The teachers in the lounge
crowd around the
You must be very
On the Forty-Ninth Birthday of "The Day Lady Died"
It is 3:00 in the torpid New South, three days past Bastille Day & yes this is the form you fashioned, isn't it? Exact & fast & haunted as the opening chords of "Sweet Jane" (Mott the Hoople version),