Note: both Terrance Hayes and Noah Falck have pieces up today that are parts of ongoing series of multiple poems w/the same titles (Hayes: “American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin,” Falck: “Fatigue Performance”)
Maggie Smith – Goldenrod
I’m no botanist. If you’re the color of sulfur
and growing at the roadside, you’re goldenrod.
Rilke ends his sonnet, “Archaic Torso of Apollo” saying
“You must change your life.” James Wright ends “Lying
In a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island,
Noah Falck – Fatigue Performance