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Peter Everwine

Peter Everwine’s most recent book is Listening Long and Late (University of Pittsburgh, 2013). He has received fellowships from the NFA, the Guggenheim Foundation, and an award in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

July/Aug 2018

Needs

By Peter Everwine

My mother planned for her funeral as if it were a polar expedition, and she paid cash in hand, that no one could say of her that she was beholden. […]

July/Aug 2018

How It Is (Later)

By Peter Everwine

“Something is singing in the grass,” I wrote—oh, years ago—in a poem that left unsaid what it was that sang. The grass now is parched, the white horse in the […]

July/Aug 2018

I Thought

By Peter Everwine

for Bill Broder I thought I had traveled beyond the range of the human eye or the ear’s measure but no, there was my house, standing where it always stood, […]