H. L. Hix
Hix’s honors and awards include the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Grolier Prize, and the Peregrine Smith Award. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kansas Arts Commission, and the Missouri Arts Council. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Texas-Austin and Shanghai University. He currently teaches at the University of Wyoming.
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Poems By H. L. HIX
- “In the middle of my life, I awoke in a dark wood.”
- Better that any arc he sees confound than that it confirm his protestations.
- Cy Twombly, "Beyond (A System for Passing)"
- Cy Twombly, "Night Watch"
- Even Be It Built of Boards Planed by Hand and Joined Without Nails, Yet May a Barn Burn
More poems by H. L. Hix (11 poems)
- If a Babylonian astronomical diary in cuneiform on a clay tablet records the observation of Halley's Comet on 22-28 September of 164 BCE, then
- If the Lena River Runs North . . .
- If the maple in the neighbor's yard needs trimming, its branches having grown against the slant of his roof, then
- If the Sixteenth-Century Iznik Ware . . .
- Lament for the Feet
- Villanelle After Wittgenstein
Articles About H. L. HIX
Audio & PodcastsThe Poetry Magazine Podcast
Don’t Hold Out for Love
The editors talk with contributors to the Q & A issue, including Randall Mann, Cathy Park Hong, and H.L. Hix.