2 December 2004 | Vol. 4, No. 4

from Shy Green Fields

Being here. It's ok, to be here. The

grit that life has in it. It's mechanical

but I'm used to it. I feel the buzz inside

you, your body and laying beside it.

That enoughness. Someone could

point you in the right direction.

The scale is so much. Fields.

About the author:

Hugh Steinberg lives in Berkeley, where he teaches in the graduate writing program at California College of the Arts. He is the editor of Freehand, a new journal devoted to handwritten work. Other poems from Shy Green Fields can be found at (or are forthcoming from) No Tell Motel, Fence, Boston Review, Can We Have Our Ball Back?, 5_Trope, Slope, and Forklift, Ohio.

For further reading:

See the complete list of work by Hugh Steinberg at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 4, No. 4, where "from Shy Green Fields" ran on December 2, 2004. List other work with these same labels: poetry.

42opus is an online magazine of the literary arts.

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