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Elegy for the Native Guard

By Natasha Trethewey


05/30/2012 Listen On Wanting to Tell [ ] about a Girl Eating Fish Eyes Mary Szybist
05/28/2012 Listen Rain on Tin Rodney Jones
05/27/2012 Listen Funny Strange Jennifer Michael Hecht
05/25/2012 Listen [Down from another planet they have settled to mend] Josephine Miles
05/22/2012 Listen [as freedom is a breakfastfood] E. E. Cummings
05/21/2012 Listen Women Louise Bogan
05/20/2012 Listen The Ghost in the Martini Anthony Hecht
05/19/2012 Listen The Return: "She Collected Dictionaries" Jan Owen
05/18/2012 Listen Ozymandias Percy Bysshe Shelley
05/17/2012 Listen Kindness Yusef Komunyakaa
05/16/2012 Listen Venus and the Ark Anne Sexton
05/14/2012 Listen A Glass of Water David Musgrave
05/12/2012 Listen The Truth Tim Dlugos
05/10/2012 Listen The Brassiere Factory Kenneth Koch
05/09/2012 Listen “Majesty” Keith Waldrop
05/08/2012 Listen Reverie in Open Air Rita Dove
05/07/2012 Listen The Widow’s Lament in Springtime William Carlos Williams
05/06/2012 Listen The Young Roddy Lumsden
05/04/2012 Listen 20 Barbara Guest
05/01/2012 Listen 1926 Weldon Kees
05/01/2012 Listen Bees Jean Valentine
04/29/2012 Listen Thai Silk Alexander Theroux
04/28/2012 Listen Flame C. D. Wright
04/27/2012 Listen The Nights Geoffrey Brock
04/26/2012 Listen Fork Charles Simic

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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