Maryann Corbett

Maryann Corbett Poems

1.
Asparagus

God of Roman gardens, obscene Priapus,
is that you? now risen in green and purple
thick-stalked rigor, here in the bed prepared for
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2.
Finding The Lego

You find it when you're tearing up your life,
trying to make some sense of the old messes,
moving dressers, peering under beds.
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3.
Holiday Concert

Forgive us. We have dragged them into the night
in taffeta dresses, in stiff collars and ties,
with the wind damp, the sleet raking their cheeks,
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4.
Terzanelle For The Pilgrimage To Rosedale

A ritual for the year about to turn:
We drive off, ceremonious, under a dark
star-pricked and clear. A tinsel-curl of moon
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5.
After Epiphany: Side Street

A leaden matins. Up the block,
the scattered crows voice disapproval.
A tow-truck groans: someone has fallen victim
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Maryann Corbett (born Washington, D.C.) is an American poet.
She grew up in northern Virginia. She did her undergraduate work at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and graduated from the University of Minnesota, with a doctorate in English. Her work has appeared in River Styx, Atlanta Review, The Evansville Review, Measure, ...

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