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hkauderer (185 Poems)

Herb Kauderer is an associate professor of English at Hilbert College and the author of eleven books of poetry, most recently 'Flying Solo: The Lana Invasion' from Poet's Haven Press. His poem "After" won the 2016 Asimov's Readers' Award. He has written in many other forms as well. Details can be found on his website HerbKauderer.com

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Cricket Hours

Stars’ enigmatic lights reached down
through maples & outbuildings
not giving or taking
from cricket hours
but changing my vision
& altering my perceptions.

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Unblocked

Inside me, there was poetry
for the first time in far too long,
the undeniable music of the soul,
the irresistible rhythm of the language.

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defying expectations

the west wind creates a mound of snow
sticking 3′ out from the east side of my van
it never falls or melts
forcing me to chop it off
with the snow shovel

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