Monday, January 11, 2010

Anticipatory Jubilation during the Dead of Winter

I'm only giving you the first 5 lines of this poem. You have to go to Poetry's website to read the rest


by Hailey Leithauser

Such green, such green,
this apple-, pea- and celadon,

this emerald and pine and lime
unsheathed to make

a miser weep, to make his puny
Read the other Hailey Leithauser poems while you're there, and please--do yourself a favor and read them out loud, the way poetry should be.

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