Gayle Elen Harvey
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is not all.
Rain begins falling like a stray
It is everywhere
Without prayer, without
there is hunger for the dark side,
Small boats remain deeply
Thin with static,
collapses, dropping easily through
or is it morning,
at the edges where birds
Gayle Elen Harvey has published poems in The American Poetry Journal, The New York Quarterly, Plainsong, and The Louisiana Review, among many others. She has published eight collections of poetry, the latest of which is Vanishing Points (2009). Notable awards include a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, The Poetry Society of America’s Emily Dickinson Award, and The Kennesaw Review’s Don Russ Poetry Prize. She lives and writes in Upstate New York.