Treasure Island

Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Poems of Linda Pastan

21. Vertical 2/28/2014
22. What We Want 1/13/2003
23. Wind Chill 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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