Letter

A. E. Stallings

Spring 2019

Daughter, yours is a different alphabet,
For every word I know, you know another.
You are only half mine, and half
A language hard to learn. In America
When I point out geese winging overhead,
A wedge aimed like an arrow out of winter,

A. E. Stallings is an American poet who has lived in Greece since 1999. She has recently published a new verse translation of Hesiod’s Works and Days (Penguin Classics), and a new collection of poetry, Like (with FSG).

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