Deborah Digges

Deborah Digges Poems

Darwin's Finches

My mother always called it a nest,
the multi-colored mass harvested

from her six daughters' brushes,

Telling the Bees

It fell to me to tell the bees,
though I had wanted another duty—
to be the scribbler at his death,
there chart the third day's quickening.

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11 November 2014

...they seem embarrassed by their own stupid beauty./Erect, with those decorous irridescent [sic] rings/around their throats and eyes,/theirs is the plump strut of royalty/parading dutifully among the poor.

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Deborah Digges Biography

Deborah Digges (February 6, 1950 – April 10, 2009) was an American poet and teacher.

She was born Deborah Leah Sugarbaker in Jefferson City, Missouri, on February 6, 1950. Her father was a physican and her mother was a nurse; she was the sixth child in a family of ten children.

Digges received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of ...

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