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Alan Feldman

Feldman’s poems have appeared in many magazines, including The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry, Threepenny Review, Kenyon Review, and Denver Quarterly. Feldman taught the advanced creative writing workshop at Harvard’s Radcliffe Seminars for twenty-two years, and has been professor of English at Framingham State College since he received his Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in the early 70s.



Winter 2002 | Poetry

The first time I heard Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess I was in band practice at Lawrence High School. Our stands Held the dog-earred parts—Horn 1 & 2, and Solo Horn Which George Gellis got to play so soulfully That Sue Meyer, Jane Furchgott [...]

This Fog

Well, now I'm lost in fog. Not metaphorically. Not in the middle of life's journey. But mid-way Between green can "8" and Hadley Harbor, Which should be beyond that atheistic whiteness That might as well be the edge of the earth. I cling To the one g [...]

On Brattle Street

It's sunny, but fat flakes of snow Are swirling in the air on Brattle Street Outside the library window where he sits hoping To answer, in the spare hour he has, a woman friend's Challenging remark that few men allow themselves to listen To an inner [...]