Rita Dove

Rita Dove Poems

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

Comments about Rita Dove

  • Bobby (1/21/2018 7:29:00 AM)

    Is Rita Dove a post modern poet?

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  • Rita Konet (5/4/2009 6:16:00 AM)

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    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
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    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 ...

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Cozy Apologia

I could pick anything and think of you—
This lamp, the wind-still rain, the glossy blue
My pen exudes, drying matte, upon the page.
I could choose any hero, any cause or age
And, sure as shooting arrows to the heart,
Astride a dappled mare, legs braced as far apart
As standing in silver stirrups will allow—
There you'll be, with furrowed brow
And chain mail glinting, to set me free:

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