Heather McHugh

(20 August 1948 / San Diego, California)

Poems of Heather McHugh

1. After Su Tung P'o 4/24/2012
2. Amenities 4/24/2012
3. Better or Worse 4/24/2012
4. Constructive 4/24/2012
5. Dark View 4/24/2012
6. Debtor's Prison Road 4/24/2012
7. Elevated 4/24/2012
8. Etymological Dirge 1/13/2003
9. From the Tower 4/24/2012
10. Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun 1/20/2003
11. Ghoti 1/13/2003
12. Glass House 4/24/2012
13. Half Border, Half Lab 4/24/2012
14. In Praise of Pain 4/24/2012
15. Inside 4/24/2012
16. LEAF LITTER ON ROCK FACE 4/24/2012
17. Man in the Street or Hand Over Mouth 4/24/2012
18. Myrrha to the Source 4/24/2012
19. Nano-Knowledge 1/13/2003
20. No Sex for Priests 4/24/2012

Etymological Dirge

'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear.

Calm comes from burning.
Tall comes from fast.
Comely doesn't come from come.
Person comes from mask.

The kin of charity is whore,
the root of charity is dear.

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