Carl Dennis Poems

Carl Dennis is an American poet born in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley. He has taught in several different writing programs and has published a number of books of poetry. These include CallingsAnother Reason, and Practical Gods. He won the Pulitzer Prize for the latter.

Two or Three Wishes

by Carl Dennis

‘Two or Three Wishes’ belongs to Carl Dennis’s poetry collection Ranking the Wishes (1997). This piece is about the veracity of imagination and the role of truth.

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