Poetry

 

Remembering W.S. Merwin, Honorary Texan

by | Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 6:00 CST
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, who died at 91 last week, liked pausing by roadsides everywhere in Texas to examine plants, pocket seeds and smell the air.
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Lost in Limbo in the Hays County Jail

For 45 painful, lonely days, I waited and waited to be convicted of a crime.

The cold bit through the thin wool blanket and climbed up the short sleeves of my Women of the World Poetry Slam T-shirt as I lay on the cement floor of the Hay...Read More

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Parallel Planes

Parallel Planes (above photo of Texas A&M Agrilife Cotton Breeding Facility in Lubbock, taken by Eva Hershaw.) This poem appears in the June 2017 issue of t...Read More

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Options

Options Oh, we, millions possess them: options. The trash bin placed, then removed. The credit card paid, utility bills, too. The remote working quickly and wel...Read More

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