DPF / Rosenthal

For roses, from Chicago Review, Volume 23, Number 4, and Volume 25, Number 1.

from Old Man with Shears Among Roses / by Abby Rosenthal

      Roses tumble noiselessly
through air.

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DPF / Oleschinski

For mothers, from Poetry, October-November 1998.The title in German is, “Angefrorener Tang”.

from Frozen Seaweed / by Brigitte Oleschinski, translated by Andrew Shields

on the beach, and up above along the twilit herringbone
      promenade, the stiff
stolid lamp disks