Russell Edson Poems

Russell Edson was an American poet born in 1935. He is sometimes referred to as the “godfather of the prose poem in America.” He received numerous poetic words during his life, including a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation.

A Stone is Nobody’s

by Russell Edson

‘A Stone is Nobody’s’ by Russell Edson is a memorable poem. It uses a stone, and a man’s capture of it, to describe a troubling mother/son relationship.

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