On the Bus to New York,
by Jean Hollander

A passing truck declares and pleads in script on dirt-splashed steel PLEASE WASH ME PLEASE. The plane on the sparse green is standing still, as freight trains wait the dictates of the station past or what’s to be, while distant toy trains underscore the need for home, their windows glistening with tears. Arrows argue in … Continue reading On the Bus to New York,
by Jean Hollander

Jean Hollander

Jean Hollander’s first book of poems, Crushed into Honey, won the Eileen W. Barnes Award. Her second collection was a winner in the QRL Poetry Book Series. Her verse translations of Dante’s Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise were published by Doubleday.