"One of the most marvelous volumes of poetry published for a very long time."--Times Literary Supplement
I lay my ear to furious Latin.
I am not a Caesar.
I have simply ordered a box of maniacs.
They can be sent back.
They can die, I need feed them nothing, I am the owner.
I wonder how hungry they are.
I wonder if they would forget me
If I just undid the locks and stood back and turned into a tree.
detail from “The Arrival of the Bee Box” by Sylvia Plath...Continua