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2 disappointed poems

(poetry diary 14) I was talking with a dear friend yesterday who was going through a disappointment, and afterwards I kept thinking of the ending of August Kleinzahler’s “Disappointment,” which begins with a description of the sort of funk a big one can bring on: 241 more words

Appeal to the Grammarians by Paul Violi : The Poetry Foundation

We, the naturally hopeful, / Need a simple sign / For the myriad ways we’re capsized. / We who love precise language

Source: Appeal to the Grammarians by Paul Violi : The Poetry Foundation… 88 more words