POETRY MONTH: 'Rooms' from Franz Wright's Earlier Poems

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POETRY MONTH: 'Rooms' from Franz Wright's Earlier Poems
 

One of Franz Wright's miniatures—those exquisite small poems which open up worlds. (This one originally appeared in his Entry in an Unknown Hand, 1989).

 

Rooms

Rooms I (I will not say
worked in) once heard in. Words
my mouth heard
then—be
with me. Rooms,
you open onto one
another: still house
this life, be in me
when I leave

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