Tag Archives: Edward Hopper

November 26, “Texture,” from NOVEMBER: A Poem in 30 Days

  Texture   November feels like the wale of a corduroy calendar, a hike along herringboned pavement, hearing the unshaven whiskers scratch fingerprints, seeing soles scuffle over street pavers, as Hopper’s tender light sprays warmth on russet brick walls at … Continue reading

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November 15, “Nighthawks in Lowell,” from NOVEMBER: A Poem in 30 Days

Nighthawks in Lowell Ed Hopper’s bus runs only after dark. He steers the fully lit coach around corners through German Village a dozen times a night, nine shifts every pay period. Thursday as I left 185 Club, wishing for the … Continue reading

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November 14, “Hopper’s Widow,” from NOVEMBER: A Poem in 30 Days

Hopper’s Widow stares towards Provincetown from her kitchen window in Brookline. Can the waves she hears really be the surf, the wind? On her counter, next to the sink, leftover egg yolk dries on the plate, breakfast crumbs of English … Continue reading

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