Author Archive for Martín Espada

Two Poems for Abe Osheroff

June 17, 2011
Two Poems for Abe Osheroff

His life begins with the rain, and the soggy cushions / of a couch left by the landlord to die on a Brooklyn sidewalk / in the year 1930. His life begins at age fifteen, Abe / the high school wrestler straining the cords in his neck / to lift the couch with the...
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