The first negative review I ever got was for a poem I published in my college lit mag. Two lines and a title. And while I have lots of love for long poems, there is a special place for the tight economy of short poems. And a short poem puts us in touch with poetry—a shot, a quick snack, an amuse bouche to amp up our poetic reading lives.
Poems by James Wright
I stare at his jaw as we shiver on the rooftop of this rundown hotel, waiting for the waiter to get his beer. He says: We laugh,. I say: And I want to kiss him for it.
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