Rita Dove

Rita Dove Poems

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

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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

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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


Billie Holiday's burned voice
had as many shadows as lights,
a mournful candelabra against a sleek piano,
the gardenia her signature under that ruined face.

(Now you're cooking, drummer to bass,
magic spoon, magic needle.
Take all day if you have to
with your mirror and your bracelet of song.)

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