RICHARD DIEBENKORN: Ocean Park,
Lovely you are, a shoulder, or a shirt
worn by a quietly irretrievable flirt
beside an open window. Bars hang at one
from which a practiced gymnast might
dangle, or land.
in the February/March 2002 issue of Boston
Stephen Burt teaches literature at Macalester College. His book
of poems is Popular Music;
his study of Randall Jarrell will appear in late 2002.