New Poem by Laura Kasischke

Faculty member Laura Kasischke‘s poem “A Dog, About to Pounce, Looks Back” appears online at The Paris-American.

A Dog, About to Pounce, Looks Back

This impulse to go, to stay, to rush
after it, and to turn away. This
life like the table
set for celebration
on a glacier melting a little more every day.
And candles to be lit on a cake, and
someone who has never been happier beside
someone who cannot bear
to look into the happy one’s face...[Keep Reading]…

Laura is the author of the poetry collection Space, In Chain (Copper Canyon, 2011) and The Raising: A Novel (Harper Perennial, 2011).


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