Jared Carter Never Poems

  • 1.
    Then she came, the sybil, out through the doors
    of The Bell, the single drinking establishment
    permitted in that narrow little country town-
    she came out neither staggering nor collapsing
    ...
  • 2.
    One of my father's oldest stories:
    how when he was a boy growing up
    in that town, there were no ponies.
    Buggies were gone almost as soon
    ...
  • 3.
    Philip Larkin, 1922-1985

    Poets, Larkin, some of us became
    for no more reason than a face
    ...
  • 4.
    When you drive at dusk, alone,
    After the corn is harvested, the wind
    Scatters bits of dry husk along the road.
    A farmer has draped a groundhog's carcass
    ...
  • 5.
    After we called the sheriff, they came
    and hauled it away. But there was
    one interviewer who stayed behind,
    to ask if we'd seen any strange lights
    ...
Total 5 Never Poems by Jared Carter

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