Prose (Poems)

A creative outlet by Ross Cohen, the writer of "On..."
The feeling I have when I know there’s something I ought to remember.

The feeling I have when I know there’s something I ought to remember.

Poetry like the belligerent drunk at the end of the bar, breaking his line of thought at surprising places.  Hinting at former glory.

Poetry like the belligerent drunk at the end of the bar, breaking his line of thought at surprising places.  Hinting at former glory.

A villanelle. 

A villanelle. 

Grace under pressure

—Ernest Hemmingway

A short poem about a short phenomenon.

A short poem about a short phenomenon.

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A Little Doggerel

I’ve only been in Love but once:
in Lust were all the rest,
though Lust itself has clever ways
to move a young man’s chest.

It makes him say, “Yes! She’s the one
to whom I do belong.”
Happily in Lust is he, ‘til
another comes along.

Day Two of my apprenticeship under Robert Pinsky’s Singing School.  Today’s poem is a response to the assignment accompanying Marianne Moore’s “Silence.”

Day Two of my apprenticeship under Robert Pinsky’s Singing School.  Today’s poem is a response to the assignment accompanying Marianne Moore’s “Silence.”