The Midnight [For here we are here]
For here we are here BEDHANGINGS daylight does not reach Vast depth on the wall Neophyte Alapeen Paper Patch Muslin Calico Camlet Dimity Fustian Serge linsey-woolsey say A wainscot bedsten & Curtans & vallains & iron Rodds Many bedsteds were roped "Bedsted. . . .& bed Rope
From The Midnight by Susan Howe. Copyright © 2003 by Susan Howe. Reprinted by permission of New Directions. All rights reserved.
Susan Howe is the author of several poetry collections, including Debths (New Directions, 2017). She served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 2001 to 2006.
Date Published: 2003-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/midnight-here-we-are-here