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Mark Doty

(10 August 1953 / Maryville, Tennessee)

Poems of Mark Doty

1. A Display Of Mackeral 1/13/2003
2. A Green Crab's Shell 1/20/2003
3. At the Gym 1/20/2003
4. Atlantis 1/3/2003
5. Brian Age Seven 9/4/2011
6. Broadway 1/20/2003
7. Demolition 1/3/2003
8. Description 1/3/2003
9. Dickeyville Grotto 1/3/2003
10. Favrile 1/3/2003
11. Long Point Light 1/3/2003
12. Metro North 1/3/2003
13. The Ancient World 1/3/2003
14. The Embrace 1/3/2003
15. To Bessie Drennan 1/3/2003
16. Turtle, Swan 1/3/2003

Turtle, Swan

Because the road to our house
is a back road, meadowlands punctuated
by gravel quarry and lumberyard,
there are unexpected travelers
some nights on our way home from work.
Once, on the lawn of the Tool

and Die Company, a swan;
the word doesn't convey the shock

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