DPF / Reeves

For rivers, from The Best American Poetry, 2014, guest edited by Terrance Hayes. Series editor: David Lehman.

from The Field Museum / by Roger Reeves (originally published in The Cincinnati Review)

Quetzal, starthroat, nightjar, grebe, and artic loon:
This ash for my daughter’s tongue, I give without
Sackcloth or sugar

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