Poetry Peter Gizzi

When I look
to the east
I could not
find you
in the west
where the light
was dying you
were not there
northerly the sky
grew pitch
silence to the south
there was
only billowing

Now to go over
to greet
the small wind
as the huge
blows by
horn blind
and feathered

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Peter Gizzi’s most recent books include In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems 1987–2011 and the forthcoming Archeophonics (both Wesleyan).


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