Rosanna Warren

Rosanna Warren

Fairfield, Connecticut / United States
Rosanna Warren
Fairfield, Connecticut / United States
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Rosanna Phelps Warren (born July 1953, Fairfield, Connecticut) is an American poet and scholar.
Warren is the daughter of novelist, literary critic and Poet Laureate Robert Penn Warren and writer Eleanor Clark. She graduated from Yale University, where she was a member of Manuscript Society, in 1976, with a degree in painting, and then in 1980 rec ...
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Man In Stream
You stand in the brook, mud smearing
your forearms, a bloodied mosquito on your brow,
your yellow T-shirt dampened to your chest
Interior At Petworth: From Turner
It was a way of punishing the house, setting it ablaze
in ruddy, golden flames; smoke
in billows up the front stairs; walls
The Triumph Of Death
In your lace ruff you resemble a giant
snowflake or a spider web
pearled with dew. What poets you catch
A Way
She said she sang very close to the mike
to change the space. And I changed the space
by striding down the Boulevard Raspail at dusk in tight jeans
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his arm to command, they tore his hand


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