(poetry diary 107) Saddened this morning to hear of the death of one of my former professors, the poet Jim Reiss, who passed away on December 2. I’ll post the obituary here when it comes out. Sending good thoughts out to his family.
My Daughters in New York
What streets, what taxis transport them
over bridges & speed bumps-my daughters swift
in pursuit of union? What suitors amuse them, what mazes
of avenues tilt & confuse them as pleasure, that pinball