Conjunctions:35 American Poetry: States of the Art

Two Poems
The following appears with an additional Sobin poem in Conjunctions:35.
A Self-Portrait in Late Autumn
... through that ever-
expanding interval, were never more
than these
late bees you’d
scribble: what hung, like sucklings, from the

dangling clusters; than these desolate, verb-
studded landscapes you’d
murmur, even
hiss into

some other, some ever else-

Gustaf Sobin is the author of Ladder of Shadows (Imperatore Press) and The Places as Preludes (Talisman House).