Baselitz and His Generation
For Hai-Dang Phan
I have no doubt where they will go. They walk
the one life offered from the many chosen.
— Robert Lowell... more »
Another one of those Pyrrhic experiences. Call it
an expyrrhience. A day at Lords, mostly rain,
one of those long-drawn-out draws so perplexing to Americans.... more »
In that aftertime
I wasn't writing. I never wrote,
I didn't know what the aftertime was for.
I felt little, collected nothing.... more »
The luncheon voucher years
(the bus pass and digitized medical record
always in the inside pocket come later,
and the constant orientation to the nearest hospital).... more »
It's all right
Unless you're either lonely or under attack.
That strange effortful... more »
Nothing required an account of me
And still I didn't give one.... more »
Annihilating all that's made
To a green thought in a green shade.
— Andrew Marvell... more »