Richard Hugo

Washington / United States
Richard Hugo
Washington / United States

Poems

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1.
Degrees Of Gray In Philipsburg
You might come here Sunday on a whim.
Say your life broke down. The last good kiss
you had was years ago. You walk these streets
laid out by the insane, past hotels
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2.
Underwater Autumn
Now the summer perch flips twice and glides
a lateral fathom at the first cold rain,
the surface near to silver from a frosty hill.
Along the weed and grain of log he slides his tail.
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3.
Death Of The Kapowsin Tavern
I can't ridge it back again from char.
Not one board left. Only ash a cat explores
and shattered glass smoked black and strung
about from the explosion I believe
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4.
The Church On Comiaken Hill
for Sydney Pettit

The lines are keen against today's bad sky
about to rain. We're white and understand
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5.
Farmer, Dying
for Hank and Nancy

Seven thousand acres of grass have faded yellow
from his cough. These limp days, his anger,
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