Forché, Carolyn (1950 - )

Index to poems


For more poems, see The Poetry Archive:

Letter to a City Under Siege

The Academy of America Poets

  • For the Stranger
  • Sequestered Writing
  • The Angel of History [In April, the lilacs come, wrapped in Le Monde]

and The Poetry Foundation

  • As Children Together
  • Kalaloch
  • Reunion
  • Selective Service
  • Skin Canoes
  • Taking Off My Clothes
  • The Colonel
  • The Ghost of Heaven
  • The Visitor
  • Travel Papers

All Carolyn Forché's works are in copyright. Permission must be obtained from her publishers before reproducing her writings.

  • Forché, Carolyn. Gathering the Tribes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.
  • --. The Colonel. St. Paul: Bieler Press, 1978.
  • --. The Country between Us. Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 1981.
  • --. The Angel of History. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.
  • --. Blue Hour. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.
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Carolyn Louise
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May 28, 1950
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