Rita Dove

Rita Dove Poems

1. "I Have Been A Stranger In A Strange Land&Quot; 10/11/2013
2. "Teach Us To Number Our Days&Quot; 10/11/2013
3. Adolescence I 2/22/2014
4. Banneker 10/11/2013
5. Borderline Mambo 2/22/2014
6. Canary 10/11/2013
7. Chocolate 2/6/2015
8. Cozy Apologia 10/11/2013
9. Dusting 10/11/2013
10. Exit 10/11/2013
11. Fifth Grade Autobiography 10/11/2013
12. Flirtation 10/11/2013
13. Golden Oldie 10/11/2013
14. Heart To Heart 10/11/2013
15. Lady Freedom Among Us 10/21/2013
16. Lines Composed On The Body Politic 10/11/2013
17. Ludwig Von Beethoven's Return To Vienna 2/22/2014
18. My Father Enters The Work Force 10/21/2013
19. November For Beginners 10/11/2013
20. Reverie In Open Air 10/12/2013
21. Shirt Sleeved 2/22/2014
22. Straw Hat 2/22/2014
23. Taking In Wash 3/18/2015
24. Testimonial 10/12/2013
25. The Cane Fields 10/11/2013
26. The Great Palaces Of Versailles 10/21/2013
27. The Secret Garden 10/21/2013
28. Trans— 6/23/2015
29. Vacation 10/21/2013
30. Wingfoot Lake 10/21/2013
31. Wiring Home 10/21/2013

Comments about Rita Dove

  • Anonymous (11/9/2018 11:41:00 AM)

    Vacation is just my family, everytime. My older brother, my baby sister, my tired mom, and my overworked dad. Good thing Hawaii isn't that far away.

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  • Jasmine (11/8/2018 5:06:00 PM)

    I wish life was as easy as Rita Dove expressed it in Heart to Heart.

  • Jasmine (11/8/2018 5:03:00 PM)

    Awwwww. Heart To Heart is touching and heart warming.

  • Bobby (1/21/2018 7:29:00 AM)

    Is Rita Dove a post modern poet?

  • Rita Konet (5/4/2009 6:16:00 AM)

    Email: konet2008@yahoo.fr

    Dear sir,
    Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into long time relatioship and financial transaction for our mutual benefits.
    I am Miss. Rita Konet and I inheritated an important sum from my late father who died in recent crisis in Cote d'Ivoire. I wish to request for your assistance in investing this sum in lucrative venture or manufacturing and real estate management in your country.
    I have FOUR million, five hundred thousand United State Dollars. USD($4.500,000) to invest in this transaction and I will require your assistance in receiving the fund in your account in your country. I will gladly give you some reasonable percent from the total sum for your assistance. Please it is important you contact me immediately on this email address of: rita_konet@yahoo.com for
    more clearification on the next step for smooth conclusion.
    Awaiting your immediate response and God bless you.
    Thanks for your understanding
    Yours Sincerely,
    MISS. Rita Konet.
    PLEASE REPLY TO: konet2008@yahoo.fr

Best Poem of Rita Dove


Just when hope withers, the visa is granted.
The door opens to a street like in the movies,
clean of people, of cats; except it is your street
you are leaving. A visa has been granted,
'provisionally'-a fretful word.
The windows you have closed behind
you are turning pink, doing what they do
every dawn. Here it's gray. The door
to the taxicab waits. This suitcase,
the saddest object in the world.
Well, the world's open. And now through
the windshield the sky begins to blush
as you did when your mother told you
what it took to be a woman in ...

Read the full of Exit


What did he do except lie
under a pear tree, wrapped in
a great cloak, and meditate
on the heavenly bodies?
Venerable, the good people of Baltimore
whispered, shocked and more than
a little afraid. After all it was said
he took to strong drink.
Why else would he stay out

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