Difference by  Mark  Doty  : The Poetry Foundation

"What binds / one shape to another // also sets them apart / ­ but what's lovelier / than the shapeshifting // transparence of like and as: / clear, undulant words?" Mark Doty, Difference - Griffin Poetry Prize 2013 judge and Griffin trustee

A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures by Mark Doty and Darren Waterston - Publications - DC Moore Gallery

A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures by Mark Doty and Darren Waterston - Publications - DC Moore Gallery

Professor/Writer in Residence at Rutgers University, Mark Doty, presented at CSE's Summer Institute for Artists & Writers June 29-July 2nd

Professor/Writer in Residence at Rutgers University, Mark Doty, presented at CSE's Summer Institute for Artists & Writers June

Quotable - Mark Doty

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Quotable - Mark Doty

Poetry Friday: Mark Doty – "Messiah (Christmas Portions)" | A Teaching Life

Poetry Friday: Mark Doty – "Messiah (Christmas Portions)"

Poetry Friday: Mark Doty – "Messiah (Christmas Portions)" | A Teaching Life

Atlantis Related Poem Content Details BY MARK DOTY

Atlantis by Mark Doty

Dog Years : a memoir / Mark Doty. Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care. Beau joins Arden, the black retriever, to complete their family. As Beau bounds back into life, the two dogs become Mark Doty's intimate companions. B DOTY. 2007. Nonfiction Winner - 2008.

Dog Years by Mark Doty. Beautifully written and structured, Dog Years offers hope in the face of loss.

Mark Doty - "Love, I think, is a gateway to the world, not an escape from it". life, philosophy, living, feelings, love

Mark Doty - "Love, I think, is a gateway to the world, not an escape from it". life, philosophy, living, feelings, love

"Suppose we could iridesce, // like these, and lose ourselves / entirely in the universe / of shimmer" A Display of Mackerel by Mark Doty from Atlantis: Poems (1995 Harper Collins)

"Suppose we could iridesce, // like these, and lose ourselves / entirely in the universe / of shimmer" A Display of Mackerel by Mark Doty from Atlantis: Poems Harper Collins)

Mark Doty, Still Life with Oysters and Lemon

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Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems by Mark Doty, 2008 National Book Award Winner for Poetry

Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems by Mark Doty, 2008 National Book Award Winner for Poetry

"If You Don't Hold Still-"  (photo of Ned by Mark Doty)

"If You Don't Hold Still-" (photo of Ned by Mark Doty)

Poet Mark Doty Reads 'A Display of Mackerel'

Poet Mark Doty Reads 'A Display of Mackerel'

mark doty by joy the baker, via Flickr lovely handwriting

Still Life with Oysters and Lemon I'm reading the most poetic book about what it means to create, where that creation comes from, and what that

Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe). In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why.

Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy: Mark Doty

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