C.D. Wright Poems

C.D. Wright is an American poet who has published over a dozen books. These include ShallCross and One With Others. She has won numerous awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award. She’s also been nominated for National Book Award. Her writing has been described as socially conscious and experimental. 


by C.D. Wright

Carolyn D. Wright’s ‘Crescent’ is a thoughtful poem that describes a speaker’s intimate, incoherent feelings. She appreciates the nocturne with warmth and passion.

Girl Friend

by C.D. Wright

C.D. Wright’s ‘Girl Friend’ poems appear in her poetry collection Steal Away (2002). This love poem is dedicated to Nina, the speaker’s girlfriend whom he first saw a few years ago.

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