Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Poems of Linda Pastan

1. A New Poet 1/13/2003
2. Emily Dickinson 1/13/2003
3. Home For Thanksgiving 1/13/2003
4. I Married You 2/28/2014
5. Jump Cabling 1/13/2003
6. Love Poem 3/12/2006
7. Marks 1/7/2004
8. Meditation By The Stove 1/13/2003
9. Pears 1/13/2003
10. Petit Dejeuner 1/13/2003
11. Prosody 101 1/13/2003
12. Self-Portrait 1/13/2003
13. Shadblow 1/13/2003
14. Something About The Trees 1/13/2003
15. The Cossacks 1/20/2003
16. The Happiest Day 1/13/2003
17. The New Dog 1/13/2003
18. To A Daughter Leaving Home 1/13/2003
19. Traveling Light 2/28/2014
20. Vermilion 1/13/2003

What We Want

What we want
is never simple.
We move among the things
we thought we wanted:
a face, a room, an open book
and these things bear our names--
now they want us.
But what we want appears
in dreams, wearing disguises.

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