February 2010

George Moore


George Mooreís poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, North American Review, and Colorado Review. A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, he has published recently in England, Ireland, France, Spain, and Iceland and been nominated this year for "Best of the Net." His collections include Headhunting (Mellen, 2002), and All Night Card Game in the Back Room of Time (, 2008).

Hólar I Hjaltadalur, The Northern Valley    

Icelandic ponies crowd the fence
to watch the stranger running up their road.

They could not name his difference.
He might represent food. He might be dead

for the dead too travel this road. The Icelandic
ponies are curious now, today, for the dead

make no noise. The road itself is silent too.
For both, the silence is also home.



George Moore: Poetry
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