Spring 1988 • Vol. X No. 2 A Poem |

Excerpts from: Mayhem and Romance in a Cropduster Fuselage

(Dominica, West Indies)          1.                That big wind,               more than any other, earned its name: Dora.         A single-personed                             identity. A Fury, with intent                        to take back to itself this one speck of earth,               still mostly unbreached                       by modern humans, as if the land patch                      Dominica and diverse restless winds conspired            to retrieve Nature's stolen loot             (like varied species              of Hitchcock's Birds, two decades before,        

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Laurence Lieberman's recent books include Flight from the Mother Stone (University of Arkansas Press, 2000), The Regatta in the Skies: Selected Long Poems (University of Georgia Press, 1999), Compass of the Dying (University of Arkansas Press, 1998) and Beyond the Muse of Memory: Essays on Contemporary American Poets (University of Missouri Press, 1995).

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