Saturday, September 14, 2019

Brian Beatty On Richard Hugo

Borrowed Trouble: Micro Tribute to Richard Hugo (1923-1982)

I wouldn’t write at all if it weren’t for myriad writers before me whose works showed me what was possible. The poems of this series are small offerings of respect, of thanks, to those muses. – Brian Beatty

Richard Hugo

Bozeman, Montana’s
Country Bookshelf sells
crumbling yellow maps
of nearby ghost towns 
I’ve visited more than 
once reading your poems.

– Brian Beatty


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1 comment:

  1. It's from reading Hugo I learned the universality of super-specific details.

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