Frances Richey

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Frances Richey is the author of three poetry collections: The Warrior (Viking Penguin 2008),
The Burning Point (White Pine Press 2004), and the chapbook, Voices of the Guard, 
a collaboration with the Oregon National Guard and Clackamas Community College,
published by the college in 2010. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from
The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, 
Plume, Gulf Coast, Salamander, Blackbird, The Cortland Review, River Styx, and
Woman’s Day, among others. Her poems have been featured on NPR, PBS NewsHour 
and Verse Daily. She teaches an on-going poetry writing class at Himan Brown Senior Program
at the 92nd Street Y in NYC, and is Editor of Illuminations, Himan Brown’s Anthology
of poetry and prose. She is also Poetry Editor for upstreet literary magazine.
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    Do you remember those Cornell shadow boxes we saw at some
  • New Year’s Day Truce, 1999

    He looked old and tired