Lisel Mueller

(February 8, 1924)

Scenic Route


For Lucy, who called them "ghost houses."


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  • Colleen Courtney (5/17/2014 5:44:00 PM)

    Her wording of this poem makes me feel as if I'm traveling along with the poet on this trip! So vividly descriptive! (Report) Reply

  • Poetry Hound (1/29/2005 7:58:00 AM)

    She really brings out how evocative an abandonded house is, how there's a life that's been abandoned too. The closing stanza is a perfect ending. (Report) Reply

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