Citations with the tag: SHAFFER, Eric Paul

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  • All There Is.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Tar River Poetry; Spring2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p9 

    The article presents the poem "All There Is," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: Winter in paradise this year is dry enough to call a drought. Last Line: to drink our fill of what falls from above to sustain us.

  • Maybe.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Weber: The Contemporary West; Fall2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p96 

    The poem "Maybe," by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: Every second upcountry Sunday morning, she cuts; Last Line: means nothing, and maybe it does, maybe it does.

  • Praise for the Tortoise.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Weber: The Contemporary West; Winter2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p45 

    The article presents the poem "Praise for the Tortoise," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: Let us praise the tortoise, Last Line: for greatly different reasons.

  • The Way of Feet.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Tar River Poetry; Spring2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p8 

    The article presents the poem "The Way of Feet," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: Anonymous and bony, essential to earth, Last Line: within horizons no journey conquers.

  • THE CROSS AND THE LIGHTNING ROD.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Tar River Poetry; Spring2013, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p34 

    The poem "The Cross and the Lightning Rod" by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: The lightning rod is a testament; Last Line: the earth where our elders lie.

  • Apropos of Nothing.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // North American Review; Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 289 Issue 1, p13 

    Presents the poem "Apropos of Nothing," by Eric Paul Shaffer.

  • Nobody's Birthday Wish.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // North American Review; Winter2012, Vol. 297 Issue 1, p23 

    Presents the poem "Nobody's Birthday Wish," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: I was born on the nonth of Nomonth, Last Line: I'll take a deep breath. Everybody sing.

  • The Famous Poet's Wife.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // North American Review; Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 291 Issue 5, p35 

    Presents the poem "The Famous Poet's Wife," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: At the podium, the famous poet is having sex with his wife; Last Line: and the applause raises her husband's head from his work.

  • The Awk Word.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Quadrant Magazine; Apr2014, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p100 

    The poem "The Awk Word" by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: The awk word just sticks out, jabs the reader in the eye, Last Line: of many ends or odds plunging dumbly to crush a skull.

  • The English Rule.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Bamboo Ridge; Spring2005, Issue 87, p277 

    Presents the poem "The English Rule," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: Today, in class, we learn the English rule; Last Line: "Always underline aloha for those who don't understand."

  • An Anatomy of the Celestial.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Chiron Review; Autumn2009, Issue 82, p24 

    Presents the poem "An Anatomy of the Celestial," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: We are not machines of meat, breath, and bone, Last Line: the universe. Only that will not diminish us.

  • The Priest at Galileo's Deathbed.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Chiron Review; Autumn2009, Issue 82, p25 

    Presents the poem "The Priest at Galileo's Deathbed," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: You've seen enough sunsets to know one; Last Line: and another and another day. Amen.

  • The Poor Box.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Confrontation; Fall2014, Issue 116, p175 

    The poem "The Poor Box" by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: My mother called it the poor box, a scarred square with a lock; Last Line: the battered box, the dented metal square contained only coins.

  • The Murder Weapon.
    SHAFFER, ERIC PAUL // North American Review; Summer2015, Vol. 300 Issue 3, p34 

    The poem "The Murder Weapon," by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: In innocent hands, this is a Louisville Slugger, wood; Last Line: and eloquent with the gentle hope to hold another hand.

  • Mozart and the Mockingbird.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Ploughshares; Spring2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p133 

    Presents the poem "Mozart and the Mockingbird," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: This morning, I turned down Mozart to listen; Last Line: He had been listening to Mozart.

  • The Spring.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Bamboo Ridge; Spring2007, Issue 91, p297 

    Presents the short story "The Spring," by Eric Paul Shaffer.

  • The Famous Poet's Wife.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Beloit Poetry Journal; Summer2006, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p27 

    Presents the poem "The Famous Poet's Wife," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: At the podium, the famous poet is having sex with his wife; Last Line: and the applause raises her husband's head from his work.

  • Teacher of Athletes.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Natural Bridge; Spring2008, Issue 19, p111 

    Presents the short story "Teacher of Athletes," by Eric Paul Shaffer.

  • Stars in the Heart of Haleakalā, Maui.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // American Scholar; Spring2004, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p100 

    Presents the poem "Stars in the Heart of Haleakalā, Maui," by Eric Paul Shaffer.

  • Upcountry Overlook: Kula, Maui.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Weber: The Contemporary West; Winter2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p44 

    The article presents the poem "Upcountry Overlook: Kula, Maui," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: The ancient picnic table is a rotting wreck in rattling gray grass; Last Line: close at hand, within reach, and indifferent to our slow recognition.

  • Hart Crane's Borrowed Raincoat.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // North American Review; Summer2013, Vol. 298 Issue 3, p30 

    The poem "Hart Crane's Borrowed Raincoat" by Eric Paul Shaffer is presented. First Line: Crane, desperate on the deck, pelted past ports illuminated; Last Line: evening attire for what may fall, unexpectedly, from above.

  • Crossing Indiana: Fields and Endless Fences.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Blue Collar Review; Summer2006, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p12 

    Presents the poem "Crossing Indiana: Fields and Endless Fences," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: In the flattened fields of the Midwest, Last Line: and pray toil will force another harvest.

  • A Little Song for Seekers of Enlightenment.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Chiron Review; Autumn2009, Issue 82, p24 

    Presents the poem "A Little Song for Seekers of Enlightenment," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: a place in Zen I sit; Last Line: and that's one less life to do...

  • Hiking the Fire Access Road.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // Chiron Review; Autumn2009, Issue 82, p25 

    Presents the poem "Hiking the Fire Access Road," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: Gravel graces two tracks worn through wildflowers and grass gone seed, Last Line: and we believe we serve a purpose, but we can never know nor choose.

  • How I Lost My Library Card.
    Shaffer, Eric Paul // North American Review; Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 293 Issue 1, p39 

    Presents the poem "How I Lost My Library Card," by Eric Paul Shaffer. First Line: This kid at the library was reading aloud to himself in the corner; Last Line: through a story we need to hear! Let him read! Just let him read!"

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