Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 (Hardcover)

New & Selected Poems 1990-2010

By Maxine Kumin

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393076493, 235pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

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from "The Taste of Apple I could hardly see as he hoisted the great swaying body aloft and bore it across the road to the hole and in the cold dark I poure a libation of apple juice for the earth to welcome his corpse some drops spilled on his chestnut flank and some dribble on his cheek and splashed onto his yellow teeth as he la deep on one side and my hand shook--I could hardly see rocking my grief back and forth over this kind deat the taste of apple wasting in his mouth
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