Jared Carter Place 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.
    This must be how it happens: that the sun
    Enlarges the boles, that they become heavy
    And bend on their stalks, hanging singly
    Or in pairs, in the dry wind, almost done
    ...
  • 5.
    Vous n'etes que les masques sur des faces masquees
    -Apollinaire

    Start, then, with a sense of beginning, of sleep
    ...
Total 5 Place Poems by Jared Carter

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Time 10 Away 8 Night 6 Light 6 Wind 6 Never 5 Long 5 Place 5 Door 4 Sometimes 4

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