Unbidden
     by Rae Armantrout




2 April 09   http://www.poets.org/poemADay.php
                                       ...
Unbidden
The ghosts swarm.
They speak as one
person. Each
loves you. Each
has left something
undone.
Did the palo verde
bl...
Unbidden
they might cut
anything that moved.
The way a lost
word
will come back
unbidden.
You're not interested
in it now,...
Rae Armantrout
    Rae Armantrout was born in Vallejo, California,
    in 1947, and grew up in San Diego. She holds a
    ...
National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of
poetry established by the Academy of ...
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  1. 1. Unbidden by Rae Armantrout 2 April 09 http://www.poets.org/poemADay.php http://www.hillsidebelize.net/discover/i/bluecreek.jpg
  2. 2. Unbidden The ghosts swarm. They speak as one person. Each loves you. Each has left something undone. Did the palo verde blush yellow all at once? Today's edges are so sharp Continued……
  3. 3. Unbidden they might cut anything that moved. The way a lost word will come back unbidden. You're not interested in it now, only in knowing where it's been. http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20678
  4. 4. Rae Armantrout Rae Armantrout was born in Vallejo, California, in 1947, and grew up in San Diego. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied with Denise Levertov, and a master's degree in creative writing from San Francisco State University. She has published ten books of poetry, including: Next Life, (Wesleyan, 2007), selected by the New York Times as one of the most notable books of 2007; Up to Speed (2004), a finalist for the PEN USA Award in Poetry; Veil: New and Selected Poems (2001), also a finalist for the PEN Center USA Award; The Pretext (2001); Made To Seem (1995); and The Invention of Hunger (1979). http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1134
  5. 5. National Poetry Month National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets. The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media — to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern. Source:http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20582
  6. 6. Presentation by Neelima http://www.slideshare.net/Neelima.A

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