poet George Hitchcock

George Hitchcock

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  • Robert McDowell (11/15/2019 10:42:00 PM)

    As Philip Levine wrote, Hitchcock is one of the best poets of their generation. He is certainly the most independent poet of his time.

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  • M Asim Nehal M Asim Nehal (3/4/2019 12:21:00 PM)

    Very few poem yet worth reading them.

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  • M Asim Nehal M Asim Nehal (3/4/2019 12:21:00 PM)

    Very few poems but worth reading them.

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Best Poem of George Hitchcock

Dawn


Clouds rise from their nests
with flapping wings, they whisper
of worn leather, bracken, long
horizons, and the manes of dark
horses. In the waking stream
the stones lie like chestnuts
in a glass bowl. I pass the bones
of an old harrow thrown on its side
in the ditch.

Now the sun appears.
It is a fish wrapped in straw.
Its scales fall on the sleeping
town with its eyeless graineries
and necklace of boxcars. Soon
the blue wind will flatten the roads
with a metallic palm, the glitter
of granite will blind the ...

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