Lee Oser

Novelist and critic Lee Oser teaches English at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Poetry

GLOUCESTER Lizard-voiced, the seagull, esurient And flush with light, cuts through sapphire and salt Waves, to gratify pure appetite. Granite endures like graves. Briars bloom. On planks and shelves, books dock like sailing ships And wait ...

Poetry

GLOUCESTER Lizard-voiced, the seagull, esurient And flush with light, cuts through sapphire and salt Waves, to gratify pure appetite.   Granite endures like graves. Briars bloom. On planks and shelves, books dock ...

Poetry

AMONG THE STATIONS A frozen steeple cock announced the place – A town like any other on that coast: The rusty docks, inert, insoluble, Real estate booming, tech at full sail, And a hitching post ...

Poetry

ORDINARY TIME Mirror of spring, the sky at morning yields Its solitudes and clouds to unseen fields As if we always knew some other place. Analysis is tricky. At six or so The light sweeps ...

Poetry

THE PROPHETIC ANT I saw the fabled colors, coming down. Gold cannot hold. Red sinks like lead. Time’s green kingdom will lose its crown, And dry leaves drag a desert through the ...
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Poetry

THE PROPHETIC ANT I saw the fabled colors, coming down. Gold cannot hold. Red sinks like lead. Time’s green kingdom will lose its crown, And dry leaves drag a desert ...