Forrest Gander

Mojave Desert / United States
Forrest Gander
Mojave Desert / United States

Poems

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1.
The Ark Upon His Shoulders
My husband did all this.We used to live
in a rambling kind of house with gossipy verandas.
Then he bought a stove, an iron stovewith a reservoir to it.
He always insisted it was bad luckto come in that door
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2.
The Tinajera Notebook
Through my torso, the smooth
diffusion of aguas ardientes. Another
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3.
The Moment When Your Name Is Pronounced
This high up, the face
eroding; the red cedar slopes
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4.
Voiced Stops
Summer's sweet theatrum! The boy lunges through
The kitchen without comment, slams the door. An
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5.
Abscess
Good morning kiss. Their teeth glance. Clack of June
bugs against pane. On the porch a young man
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6.
The Thousand Somethings Of Someone
Could have been
otherwise and
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7.
Citrus Freeze
To the north, along Orange Blossom Trail,
thick breath of sludge fires.
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8.
The Tapestry
Me, when I think of you I see
Alley cats in your kitchen,
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9.
To C
Inside, inside the return, inside, the hero diminishes.
Over her vessel they place a veil, and when it is lifted
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10.
Bridge & Swimmer
Our eye goes past the hieroglyphic tree to the swimmer
carving a wake in the water. And almost to the railroad bridge
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