DPF / Martinez

For all the football hysteria that one can pack into the last weekend of the season, and for all the imaginative headlines headed our way Monday morning, from Poetry Foundation.

from Hysteria / by Dionisio D. Martinez b. 1956

I love American newspapers, the way each section
is folded independently and believes it owns
the world.
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DPF / Hinton

For Sears and Rembrandts, from The Best American Poetry, 2014.

from No Doubt About It (I Gotta Get Another Hat) / by Le Hinton, b.1952

how does a poet
fall back into the sky

DPF / Cullen

For our January fog (which I love) whose job it is to keep the green at bay while inadvertently encouraging it, from The Oxford Book of American Poetry, edited by David Lehman.

from To John Keats, Poet at Spring Time / by Countee Cullen (1903-1946)

Somehow I feel your sensitive will
Is pulsing up some tremulous
Sap road of a maple tree, whose leaves
Grow music as they grow