03/14/2012

In the main square, an empty plinth
on which the children play.
Only the parents recall the god
and how it got carried away.

BIO:

Geoffrey Brock is the author of Weighing Light, the translator of Cesare Pavese's Disaffections, and the editor of the forthcoming FSG Book of 20th-Century Italian Poetry. Currently a Howard Foundation Fellow, he teaches in the MFA program at the University of Arkansas.
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