Heather McHugh

(20 August 1948 / San Diego, California)

What He Thought - Poem by Heather McHugh

We were supposed to do a job in Italy
and, full of our feeling for
ourselves (our sense of being
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  • (4/24/2017 7:38:00 PM)

    I have love this poem since 1994. My daughter and I went to Campo Dei Fiori and read the poem to the stage of Bruno. It was very moving. (Report) Reply

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  • Terry Craddock (9/10/2014 10:34:00 PM)

    (our sense of being
    Poets from America) is this land based or time style based, seems to have as many answers as an elusive what is poetry, sometimes poetry is the joy of letting words speak for themselves; yet without a common language there can be no discourse crossing cultural barriers.
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  • (9/10/2014 8:00:00 AM)

    very dramatic nice view of italy (Report) Reply

  • Serena Silenced (9/10/2013 11:32:00 PM)

    Nice story. I especially liked the end. (Report) Reply

  • (9/10/2013 5:01:00 PM)

    This was fun. Quite a turn indeed! (Report) Reply

  • (9/10/2013 2:06:00 PM)

    Flat and without music, but still an interesting read. (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (9/10/2012 5:54:00 AM)

    the irony of life...
    well brought out...a good read
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  • (11/7/2004 4:14:00 PM)

    bravo! bravissimo! !
    saw you at the skagit river poetry festival last spring
    and was looking forward to running into you again.
    thanks for your provocative thoughts.
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