Wolff, Rebecca 2001

Tuesday, October 30, 2001


Half a day is dead already–
a lady with a baby in the shady graveyard
promenade not quite the idea
but the first idea to be impressed
so firmly– Grace to be born

– Rebecca Wolff, “Eminent Victorians”

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Read this interview with Rebecca Wolff from Poetry Society:

Poet Novelist: An Interview with Rebecca Wolff – Poetry Society of America

Rebecca Wolff is the author of three poetry collections and the founding editor of Fence and Fence Books. In 2011, her first novel, The Beginners, was released by Riverhead Books. The Poetry Society asked her about her experience as a poet writing a novel.

He died before we could honor
him correctly. Candied
impulse through the brain.
Your will subverted

– Rebecca Wolff, “Mamma didn’t raise no fools”

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Watch Rebecca Wolff read two of her poems at the Sue Scott Gallery:

Rebecca Wolff Reads Two Poems from ‘The King’

Rebecca Wolff read two poems from her book THE KING: “I live in the rectory” and “Content is King”. Filmed at the Sue Scott Gallery in New York City on October 8, 2009. More about THE KING: http://wwnorton.com/books/detail.aspx?ID=12203 http://rebeccawolff.com http://poemsoutloud.net

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