Lamont Palmer

(July 12th,1962 / Maryland)

Poems of Lamont Palmer

1. A Future If We Dare 2/12/2011
2. A Vase In The Corner 8/15/2012
3. Amish Girls 1/19/2011
4. An Artist Paints A Bowl Of Fruit 1/19/2011
5. Ancient Horticulture 2/28/2011
6. April Of 68: Martin Luther King Is Dead 3/11/2011
7. Backroom Piano 7/6/2014
8. Blowjob By The Tracks 1/21/2011
9. City Of Coldness 1/30/2011
10. Departures 1/20/2011
11. Florida Colors 3/2/2014
12. Gazing At You, Winona Palmer, My Mother 1/22/2011
13. Glacier Bay In Pure Light 3/31/2011
14. Heaney 10/24/2013
15. Knoll 11/18/2013
16. Little Black Dress 4/23/2011
17. Maya 5/31/2014
18. Message Not In A Bottle 1/4/2013
19. Motel Clerk: Dusk 1/19/2011
20. Of Birds And Men In Appalachia 1/19/2011

Suicide In An Old House

Death surrounds us with blatant arms.
A sanitation worker dies and no one
cares, but banshee phones striking at midnight,

summoning the equally unknown people
to altars of rancor and resignation.
What do they do but recognize a human

in the grip of edgy, illegible lives,

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