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The Obsoletion of a Language

By Kay Ryan


11/01/2014  Listen  The House Gift  Joanie Mackowski
10/31/2014  Listen  Little God Origami  Stefi Weisburd
10/30/2014  Listen  Robinson  Weldon Kees
10/28/2014  Listen  Permanent Press  Alice Friman
10/27/2014  Listen  A crush of oily plant and treated white  Joan Houlihan
10/26/2014  Listen  Woman Reading  Kathleen Flenniken
10/25/2014  Listen  "I used to love the run-up to a storm"  Melanie Braverman
10/24/2014  Listen  Summer Garden  Louise Glück
10/23/2014  Listen  Sea Foam Palace  Amy Gerstler
10/22/2014  Listen  "I wish I could remember that first day"  Christina Rossetti
10/21/2014  Listen  What's Written on the Body  Peter Pereira
10/20/2014  Listen  The Flowers  Don Paterson
10/20/2014  Listen  Extreme Wisteria  Lucie Brock-Broido
10/19/2014  Listen  Butchers  C. K. Williams
10/18/2014  Listen  Ghost of Heaven  Carolyn Forché
10/17/2014  Listen  In the Cold Kingdom  Mona Van Duyn
10/16/2014  Listen  I Know a Man  Robert Creeley
10/15/2014  Listen  Man in Space  Billy Collins
10/14/2014  Listen  Drift-Raft  Atsuro Riley
10/13/2014  Listen  The Wealth of the Destitute  Denise Levertov
10/12/2014  Listen  Caned  Terese Svoboda
10/11/2014  Listen  1926  Weldon Kees
10/10/2014  Listen  A Story about Chicken Soup  Louis Simpson
10/09/2014  Listen  Glass  A. R. Ammons
10/08/2014  Listen  Wall, Cave, and Pillar Statements, after Asôka  Alan Dugan

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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