March 2009, no. 309

March 2009, no. 309

'Lost Property', a new poem by Tracy Ryan

Tracy Ryan

To be alone in the wide room
in the house’s crooked elbow, turning point
for extensions as the family grew
and grew – and grew – to be alone in the one room
nobody needed now, though it might be resumed
like land, for guests or blow-ins, at any moment,
wi ...