Edward Hirsch Poems

Edward Hirsch is an American poet and critic. He has so far published nine books of poetry including The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems and Gabriel: A Poem. His essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, American Poetry Review, and more. He’s noted as as an advocate for poetry, always trying to further its reach. 

The Widening Sky

by Edward Hirsch

‘The Widening Sky’ by Edward Hirsch describes a speaker’s emotionally revelatory journey into a darkening seaside landscape. 

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