Laura Kasischke Poems
- Kitchen Song The white bowls in the orderly cupboards filled...
- Mushrooms -new- Like silent naked monks huddled around an old tree...
- In this order -new- A tail, a torso, a tiny face. A longing, a ...
- Hospital parking lot, April -new- Once there was a woman who ...
- Ativan -new- That dream of a cricket in the dark of the night at...
- After Ken Burns -new- The beautiful plate I cracked in half as I ...
- Game I thought we were playing a game in a forest that ...
Laura Kasischke (born 1961) is an American fiction writer and poet. She is best known for writing the novels Suspicious River, The Life Before Her Eyes and White Bird in a Blizzard, all of which have been adapted to film.
She was born at Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kasischke attended the University of Michigan (MFA 1987) and Columbia University. She lives in Chelsea, Michigan, with her husband and son.
She is also currently Allan Seager Collegiate Professor of English Language and Literature, and of the Residential College at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Kasischke's literary works have been recognized and highlighted at Michigan State University in ... more »
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The white bowls in the orderly
cupboards filled with nothing.
of applause in running water.
All those who've drowned in oceans, all
who've drowned in pools, in ponds, the small
family together in the car hit head on. The pantry
full of lilies, the lobsters scratching to get out of the pot, and God
being pulled across the heavens
in a burning car.
The confessions like songs.
The sun. The bomb. The white
bowls in the orderly
cupboards filled with blood. I wanted
something simple, and...