Eileen Myles

(1949 - / Cambridge / Massachusetts)

Eileen Myles Poems

1. Sympathy 1/13/2003
2. Each Defeat 3/22/2012
3. An American Poem 3/22/2012
4. Movie 3/22/2012
5. our happiness -new- 2/20/2015

An American Poem

I was born in Boston in
1949. I never wanted
this fact to be known, in
fact I've spent the better
half of my adult life
trying to sweep my early
years under the carpet
and have a life that
was clearly just mine

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