Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman holds the Olivia Filippi Chair in poetry at St. Mary's College in Moraga. The most recent of her many books of poetry is Practical Water (Wesleyan University Press, 2010).

West Marin Night During Perseid Showers


The sugars drop down in the berries,no longer specific. That mangy deersleeps the summer off.    You’ve been herethe night away, a body with its bit           of local pain.     Under the hazel: spotson satyr anglewings [Polygonia satyrus] spaced            unevenly.    Spikenard … Read more