from my Love
PEACE (at Disneyland)
The human eye and its function in seeing colors separately and in combination. Color vision explained. 09:01:19:10 Great underwater shot of a swimming sea…
….Didn’t you know
I was a boy before you came
Didn’t you know
I was my own before you came
I was my own didn’t you know before you came…
…I was born a soldier
The sea rolled past my shoulder…
Maggie Nelson is the author of four collections of poetry and will serve as a guest poetry editor of the PEN Poetry Series beginning in March 2013. Read an excerpt from Bluets (2009) below.
I look down at my lecture notes: Heártbréak is a spondee. Then I lay my head down on the desk and start to weep.