Excerpt from

THE GROUNDHOG

In June, amid the golden fields,
I saw a groundhog lying dead.
Dead lay he; my senses shook,
And mind outshot our naked frailty.
There lowly in the vigorous summer
His form began its senseless change...


Richard Eberhart at the Academy of American Poets

An audio interview with Richard Eberhart by Don Swaim


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