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Heather McHugh

(20 August 1948 / San Diego, California)

Poems of Heather McHugh

21. Not Over it 4/24/2012
22. Not to be Dwelled on 4/24/2012
23. Philosopher Orders Crispy Pork 4/24/2012
24. Remains to be Seen 4/24/2012
25. Space Bar 4/24/2012
26. Stroke 1/13/2003
27. The Father of the Predicaments 1/20/2003
28. The Oven loves the TV Set 4/24/2012
29. The Woman who Laughed on Calvary 4/24/2012
30. U-District Incident Report 4/24/2012
31. What He Thought 1/20/2003
32. With Due Respect To Thor 1/13/2003

What He Thought

We were supposed to do a job in Italy
and, full of our feeling for
ourselves (our sense of being
Poets from America) we went
from Rome to Fano, met
the Mayor, mulled a couple
matters over. The Italian literati seemed
bewildered by the language of America: they asked us
what does "flat drink" mean? and the mysterious

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