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Arthur Sze

Arthur Sze’s eighth book of poetry, Quipu, was recently published by Copper Canyon Press. He is professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.


The North Window

Winter 2006 | Poetry

Before sky lightens to reveal a coyote fence, he revels in the unseen: a green eel snaps; javelinas snort; a cougar sips at a stream. He will not live as if a seine slowly tightens around them. Though he will never be a beekeeper, or lepidopterist, [...]