Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Linda Pastan Poems

1. Marks 1/7/2004
2. To A Daughter Leaving Home 1/13/2003
3. A New Poet 1/13/2003
4. Love Poem 3/12/2006
5. What We Want 1/13/2003
6. Home For Thanksgiving 1/13/2003
7. Something About The Trees 1/13/2003
8. The New Dog 1/13/2003
9. Prosody 101 1/13/2003
10. Jump Cabling 1/13/2003
11. Emily Dickinson 1/13/2003
12. Vermilion 1/13/2003
13. Wind Chill 1/13/2003
14. Meditation By The Stove 1/13/2003
15. Self-Portrait 1/13/2003
16. Pears 1/13/2003
17. The Happiest Day 1/13/2003
18. Shadblow 1/13/2003
19. Petit Dejeuner 1/13/2003
20. The Cossacks 1/20/2003

Vermilion

Pierre Bonnard would enter
the museum with a tube of paint
in his pocket and a sable brush.
Then violating the sanctity
of one of his own frames
he'd add a stroke of vermilion
to the skin of a flower.
Just so I stopped you
at the door this morning

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