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Annie Finch Short Poems

Famous Short Annie Finch Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Annie Finch. A collection of the all-time best Annie Finch short poems


by Annie Finch
 All the things we hide in water
hoping we won't see them go—
(forests growing under water
press against the ones we know)—

and they might have gone on growing
and they might now breathe above
everything I speak of sowing
(everything I try to love).



by Annie Finch
 names, silence—quietest minutes
(building like rain or returning like seas)
since they have touched me, your warm hands have sown
gentlest sounds, touches and hours
(or, building like rain, turning, like seas)

(building like rain, or returning like seas)
ripples and springs—the shiniest rivers—
since they have known me your warm hands have gathered
smallest, most stars—happiest skies—
simplest—touched—sounding—hours

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by Annie Finch
 Then are you the dense everywhere that moves,
the dark matter they haven't yet walked through?

No, I’m not.
I’m just the shining sun, sometimes covered up by the darkness.
But in your beauty—yes, I know you see— There is no covering, no constant light.