As Philip Levine wrote, Hitchcock is one of the best poets of their generation. He is certainly the most independent poet of his time.
Very few poem yet worth reading them.
Very few poems but worth reading them.
The river sings in its alcoves of stone.I cross its milky water on an old log—beneath me waterskatersdance in the mesh of roots.Tatters of spume clingto the bare twigs of willows.*