Heather McHugh

(20 August 1948 / San Diego, California)

Heather McHugh Poems

1. U-District Incident Report 4/24/2012
2. Constructive 4/24/2012
3. Better Or Worse 4/24/2012
4. After Su Tung P'O 4/24/2012
5. Dark View 4/24/2012
6. Elevated 4/24/2012
7. From The Tower 4/24/2012
8. Half Border, Half Lab 4/24/2012
9. Leaf Litter On Rock Face 4/24/2012
10. Myrrha To The Source 4/24/2012
11. Not To Be Dwelled On 4/24/2012
12. Philosopher Orders Crispy Pork 4/24/2012
13. REMAINS TO BE SEEN -new- 10/18/2018
14. ELEVATED -new- 10/18/2018
15. Space Bar -new- 10/18/2018
16. After Su Tung P'o -new- 10/18/2018
17. The Amenities -new- 10/18/2018
18. Better or Worse -new- 10/18/2018
19. Constructive -new- 10/18/2018
20. Dark View -new- 10/18/2018
21. Debtor's Prison Road -new- 10/18/2018
22. From the Towers -new- 10/18/2018
23. Half Border and Half Lab -new- 10/18/2018
24. In Praise of Pain -new- 10/18/2018
25. Inside -new- 10/18/2018
26. Language Lesson 1976 -new- 10/18/2018
27. Leaf Litter on Rock Face -new- 10/18/2018
28. Man in the Street or Hand Over Mouth -new- 10/18/2018
29. Not Over It -new- 10/18/2018
30. No Sex for Priests -new- 10/18/2018
31. Myrrha to the Source -new- 10/18/2018
32. Not to Be Dwelled On -new- 10/18/2018
33. The Oven Loves the TV Set -new- 10/18/2018
34. Philosopher Orders Crispy Pork -new- 10/18/2018
35. The Woman Who Laughed on Calvary -new- 10/18/2018
36. What He Thought -new- 10/18/2018
37. Debtor's Prison Road 4/24/2012
38. Inside 4/24/2012
39. Amenities 4/24/2012
40. The Oven Loves The Tv Set 4/24/2012

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What He Thought

We were supposed to do a job in Italy
and, full of our feeling for
ourselves (our sense of being
Poets from America) we went
from Rome to Fano, met
the Mayor, mulled a couple
matters over. The Italian literati seemed
bewildered by the language of America: they asked us
what does "flat drink" mean? and the mysterious
"cheap date" (no explanation lessened
this one's mystery). Among Italian writers we

could recognize our counterparts: the academic,
the apologist, the arrogant, the amorous,
the brazen and the glib. And there was ...

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Etymological Dirge

'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear.

Calm comes from burning.
Tall comes from fast.
Comely doesn't come from come.
Person comes from mask.

The kin of charity is whore,
the root of charity is dear.

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