Richard Hoffman

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by Richard Hoffman 02-01-2010

Because I lay on my back as a boy in the grass of the small yard behind our house watching clouds move and become faces, mostly,


by Richard Hoffman 01-01-2005

No god at all, you do not
work the forge (conscripts
and captives, the poor, do that).
You work the till.

No one begins a man
and ends a god, and you
most certainly have always been
someone or another’s man.

Richard Hoffman lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
He is the author of Half the House