Chris Bachelder Reads from U.S.!
Christopher Woods photo poem
Thanksgiving on Death Row
Death in photography
|< back to poems
For Cesar Vallejo
Did he go forward? Yes,
The life he left
its gabardine jealous of its linen,
pieces of heart still warm in the pockets,
The suit was cut wide for the Earth
and gored him with tenderness.
the life-defying arche achieved with a single step.
by Joy Ladin