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Jane Ellen Glasser

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Average rating: 4.61 · 28 ratings · 6 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Red Coat

4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Light Persists: Poems

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Cracks

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Naming the Darkness

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"On the Corner of Yesterday"

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The Long Life

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I Am Finished with Being Dead (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 05, 2015 12:36PM
Description: Winner of the Goodreads Poetry Contest, May 2015
Daphne’s Plea (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 24, 2013 11:26AM
Description: Winner of the Goodreads Poetry Contest, July 2013
Sergei Aleksandrovitch Esenin's Last Poem (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 09, 2012 04:14PM
Description: Winner of the <a href="http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/233._POETRY_">Goodreads Poetry Contest</a>, January 2012
The Death of the Poet Li Po (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 02, 2011 06:31PM
Description: Winner of the Goodreads Poetry Contest, September 2011
Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 05, 2010 04:17PM
Description: Winner of the Goodreads February 2010 Poetry Contest
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"Pushing through gray sheets,
the sun teases the world
into being:

a few clouds, rooftops,
a neighbor’s dog
loosened into the yard,
yipping, the starting up
of engines purring
to go somewhere,
do something.

Does it really matter
what the crow in the crown
of..." Read more of this chapter »
"Help me, Father! Open the earth
to enclose me, or change my form.

I refuse to trade my woodlands
for the tomb of a marriage house.

Don’t speak to me of grandchildren!

Bobolinks sing lullabies sweeter than I
who would rather romp barefoot
with the rabbit..." Read more of this chapter »
" Earhart’s Last Poem


“One more good flight left,” she said.
Then she’d let words take wing,
set free the heart’s birds:
falcon, buzzard, starling,

emotions
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" Blackbirds


Like loosely stitched
scraps of cloth
the wind shakes,
they sweep the sky,
swarming and swirling
this way, that way
then drop down
to blacken
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"Here’s the night table with its lit candle.
Here the looped rope dangling from a pipe
like a question mark or a passenger’s handle
on a crowded bus. I am going on a trip.

Not far away. One step. One small kick,
a little dance and the light goes out.
I..." Read more of this chapter »
" Sergei Aleksandrovitch Esenin’s Last Poem


Here’s the night table with its lit candle.
Here the looped rope dangling from a pipe
like a question mark or a
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" Exode
The exit song of the chorus after the last episode in a Greek tragedy.

Were the gods sleeping when the eagle,
a turtle clutched in his talons,
waf
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" The Long Life


There is no other that you are waiting for.
Everything you need is within your reach.
When the towhee sings his name in the maple tree
outsi
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"On the Corner of Yesterday" by Jane Ellen Glasser
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"Some say it was the wine. Some say it was love,
the moon smiling up at him from the river.
He was drunk. The boat was tipsy. He stood,
aching to embrace such loveliness forever.

The stars looked on. The lapping waves
were dancing. Leaning out over the..." Read more of this chapter »
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