Elaine Sexton

Elaine Sexton’s most recent collection of poetry is Prospect/Refuge (Sheep Meadow Press, 2015). She teaches at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and has been guest faculty at numerous arts and writing programs in the United States and abroad, including New York University, Poets House and Arts Workshop International. She lives in New York City.

A Thing or Two

The leaf falls on the page, red, after being green her whole life. The mail carrier and his broken marriage at the door deliver grief and the Paris Review, the icemaker knocking out ice. Outside the trees laugh the tops …

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