Echo

By Robert West Robert West
A lone
voice

in the
right

empty space
makes

its own
best

company.

Poem copyright © 2005 by Robert West. Reprinted from Best Company, Blink Chapbooks, Chapel Hill, NC, 2005, with permission of the author.

Source: Best Company (Blink Chapbooks, 2005)

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Poet Robert West

POET’S REGION U.S., Southern

Subjects Living

Poetic Terms Free Verse

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Robert West is the author of the chapbook Best Company (Blink Chapbooks, 2005). His poetry has been published in former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser's column, "American Life in Poetry." He lives in Mississippi.

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SUBJECT Living

POET’S REGION U.S., Southern

Poetic Terms Free Verse

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