Barbara Guest

Barbara Guest

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Barbara Guest
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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Barbara Guest née Barbara Ann Pinson (September 6, 1920 – February 15, 2006) was an American poet and prose stylist. Guest first gained recognition as a member of the first generation New York School of poetry. Guest wrote more than 15 books of poetry spanning sixty years of writing. In 1999, she was awarded the Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement ...
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Sound and Structure
On this dry prepared path walk heavy feet.
This is not "dinner music." This is a power structure.
Wild Gardens Overlooked by Night Lights
Wild gardens overlooked by night lights. Parking
lot trucks overlooked by night lights. Buildings
with their escapes overlooked by lights.
Sleep is 20
remembering the
insignificant flamenco dancer
in Granada
A Reason
That is why I am here
not among the ibises. Why
the permanent city parasol
covers even me.
A Way of Being
There we go in cars, did you guess we wore sandals?
Carrying the till, memorizing its numbers,
apt at the essential such as rearranging


Alistair 31 August 2018
I, live near Oxford and travelled the world, I loved Wilmington, NC the best And to Berkeley with Joanne, , but I never met Barbara Guest But I never met The Barbara Guest
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