I lost my pen, I lost my keys,
and my hat somewhere on a table,
the table its room, the field
its horizon, a road like
Marianne Boruch is the author of several poetry collections, including The Book of Hours, winner of the 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and Cadaver Speaks (Copper Canyon Press, 2014), as well as the memoir The Glimpse Traveler. Boruch holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is a professor of English at Purdue University.