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Wild Thyme, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Wild Thyme, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

I took the photographs as the other poets

fell backwards into wild thyme, too worried

about appearing the tourist or ruining my clothes...


Silos, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Silos, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

ground zero we believed we were ground zero north dakota, 1964...


Somewhere In A House Where You Are Not, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Somewhere In A House Where You Are Not, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

There is sunlight coming through windows somewhere in a house where you are not. An old man and old woman eating breakfast to the sound of the clock, out of words...


When The Names Still Fit The Faces, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

When The Names Still Fit The Faces, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

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Traveling With Guitar, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Traveling With Guitar, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

For you can travel with a screaming red rolling bag

and float unnoticed on conveyors, through terminals

or you can lug half a moose rack from Maine

to Minnesota, carry it like a broken wing through airports


Things Not To Put In Your Mouth, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Things Not To Put In Your Mouth, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

a penny a quarter a button a paperclip safety pins, closed and open most ingested while changing diapers In two shadow boxes, Dr. James Downing displayed the objects he'd extracted from patients' food and air passages between 1929 and 1956...


Buoy, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Buoy, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

And so you came to realize that a married man is like a drowning victim, when you find him

drenched, adrift and unhappy in the vast ocean of his marriage. And you are always the first...


Lament, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Lament, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

north dakota i'm worried about you

the companies you keep all these new friends north dakota

beyond the boom, beyond the precious resources

do you think they care what becomes of you


Ground Oregano, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Ground Oregano, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

Bitter green, bottled dust of pungent woods

I've carried across cities and states, past its prime,

almost gone now, origanum vulgare, twenty-five years

since I tucked it in the spice rack after he insisted

he was allergic, although I'd used it in the lasagna,

chili, and spaghetti he'd eaten with relish, without illness...


News Flash, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

News Flash, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

One cape yellow diamond, octahedron-shaped, 235 carats,

was found in the Schmidstdrift mine, an alluvial riverbed

outwash near Kimbereley, South Africa by a three-week-old

start up company named Nare Diamonds Limited who re-opened...


Dylan's Lost Years, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Dylan's Lost Years, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

Somewhere between Hibbing and New York, the red rust streets of the iron range and the shipping yards of the Atlantic, somewhere between...


Bookmobile, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Bookmobile, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

To be saved by books, to be allowed to file in twos away from Sister Paula's math class, to climb those three small steps off the curb, and be met by the smell of old paper, glue and leather bindings....


Quake, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Quake, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

beyond the groundwater contamination now earthquakes in colorado, arkansas the swath of states between alabama and montana


Poor You, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Poor You, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

Back when we were still together, it seemed

my ex-boyfriend could never lose anything.

Car keys, dollar bills, everything that fell from...


China: 5,000 Years, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

China: 5,000 Years, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

not the jade ornament of a pig-dragon or the lamp in the shape of goose holding a fish

not the bronze buckle ornament of a dancer with cymbals

or the nephrite jade carving of a winged horse

all from the second century B.C.E.


Silos, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Silos, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

ground zero we believed we were ground zero north dakota, 1964...


Somewhere In A House Where You Are Not, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Somewhere In A House Where You Are Not, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

There is sunlight coming through windows somewhere in a house where you are not. An old man and old woman eating breakfast to the sound of the clock, out of words...


Invasive, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Invasive, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

Rather than write the memo

about the troubling colleague

I go out to weed the flowerbed

beat back the carpet of grass

that's overgrown its boundary...


Oud, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Oud, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

It traveled from Damascus, shipped in a plywood box resembling a baby's coffin...


Greyhound Days, Debra Marquart 2017 Iowa State University

Greyhound Days, Debra Marquart

Debra Marquart

Because your mother is the Typhoid Mary of travel. Because lightning, blizzards, everything but locusts, plague her travel days. Because that one time in Minneapolis, some pilot-error, failing engine part, or threat of nuclear disaster necessitated an overnight stay, she now refuses to fly.


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