Ann Fisher-Wirth's Writings
CARTA MARINA: A POEM IN THREE PARTS
December 18 They tell me that in the old times people would light candles and just sit in the dark, resting, being in the dark, and so I have lit candles and though Uppsala spreads around me and the Incan music weaves up from the street where three men are playing, collecting coins in a hat on the ground, and though I hear the busses and sometimes...
Poetry International, Issue 12
1928. Girl Riding Gray-eyed girl on the train to Lincoln,you have folded desire like the dresses you packed in a steamer trunk, preparing for freshman year that breathless August. Freckled girl with small wrists and a brow lofty and arching, your quiet gaze vanishes over the autumn fields.You raise a pastel gold-tipped cigaretteto your lips, and love how the fox...
Ann Fisher-Wirth is the author of three books of poetry, Carta Marina (Wings Press, 2009), Five Terraces (Wind Publications, 2005), and Blue Window (Archer Books, 2003). She has also published two chapbooks, Walking Wu-Wei's Scroll (Drunken Boat [online],...
Causes Ann Fisher-Wirth Supports
Greenpeace, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Oxfam