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Franz Wright

Franz Wright (1953-2015) won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2004 for his collection Walking to Martha’s Vineyard. He published poems in VQR and other leading literary magazines. His many honors include the Whiting Award and a Guggenheim fellowship.


The Visit

Winter 1980 | Poetry

Almost always, it's just getting dark
when you come back, when you arrive
on this street;
and perhaps just beginning to rain,