Kate Northrop

Poems of Kate Northrop

1. Affair With Various Endings 1/13/2003
2. Hiding 1/13/2003
3. Iowa & Other Accidents 1/13/2003
4. Late Aubade & Explanation 1/13/2003
5. The Dead 1/13/2003
6. The Geranium 1/13/2003
7. The Visitor 1/13/2003
8. Unfinished Landscape With A Dog 1/13/2003

The Geranium

How can you stand it—looking at things?
For example, the geranium

out on the patio, the single pink
blossom in the sun? Or stand the sunlight
moving through it,

illuminating, holding the flower open like a high
clear note, an ecstatic

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