Not Anne Carson

The wind keeps the water rough Too rough to go out Which is fine We relish language over paying our bills Or even collecting what’s due to us

Remember the name of that poet? The one that third rater called second rate? The one with the complicated reputation whose name isn’t Anne Carson and I thought was William Gass but it turned out to be Theodore Roetke? A great poet

Carson’s no slouch either Look her up

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