Treasure Island

Naomi Shihab Nye

(12 March 1952 / St. Louis, Missouri)

Poems of Naomi Shihab Nye

21. Streets 1/20/2003
22. Supple Cord 1/4/2012
23. The Art of Disappearing 1/4/2012
24. The Rider 1/4/2012
25. The Small Vases from Hebron 1/4/2012
26. The Story, Around the Corner 1/4/2012
27. The Turtle Shrine Near Chittagong 1/4/2012
28. The Words Under the Words 1/4/2012
29. Truth Serum 1/4/2012
30. Trying to Name What Doesn’t Change 1/4/2012
31. Two Countries 1/20/2003
32. Yellow Glove 1/4/2012

Streets

A man leaves the world
and the streets he lived on
grow a little shorter.

One more window dark
in this city, the figs on his branches
will soften for birds.

If we stand quietly enough evenings

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