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the mother

by Gwendolyn Brooks


04/16/2015  Listen  The Expatriates  Anne Sexton
04/15/2015  Listen  proportions of a giant in monument valley  Judith Goldman
04/14/2015  Listen  A Letter  Amrita Pritam
04/13/2015  Listen  Because I could not stop for Death – (479)  Emily Dickinson
04/12/2015  Listen  Eating Sin  Michael Sharkey
04/11/2015  Listen  The Day is a Poem   Robinson Jeffers
04/10/2015  Listen  Parchment  Michelle Boisseau
04/09/2015  Listen  from "Field Notes"   Brooklyn Copeland
04/08/2015  Listen  Elegy for the Parents  Lynne Knight
04/07/2015  Listen  Feeling the draft  Bob Hicok
04/06/2015  Listen  Time and the Garden  Yvor Winters
04/05/2015  Listen  Calendar  Talvikki Ansel
04/04/2015  Listen  Asperges Me  Timothy Murphy
04/03/2015  Listen  Unromantic Love  J. V. Cunningham
04/02/2015  Listen  I have to tell you  Dorothea Grossman
04/01/2015  Listen  Rapture  Galway Kinnell
03/31/2015  Listen  To My Dear and Loving Husband  Anne Bradstreet
03/30/2015  Listen  The Place for No Story  Robinson Jeffers
03/29/2015  Listen  [Down from another planet they have settled to mend]  Josephine Miles
03/28/2015  Listen  Soften and Melt  Alicia Ostriker
03/27/2015  Listen  The Bees  Anne-Marie Cusac
03/26/2015  Listen  Hum for the Bolt  Jamaal May
03/25/2015  Listen  Lamenting Widow  Ho Xuan Huong
03/24/2015  Listen  Minor Miracle  Marilyn Nelson
03/23/2015  Listen  Love Song  Mary Carolyn Davies

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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