By Ron Padgett

Following Pulitzer Prize finalist Ron Padgett's 2013's Collected Poems (winner of the l. a. occasions publication Prize and the William Carlos Williams Prize) Alone and never Alone bargains new poems that see the area in a transparent and beneficiant light.

From "The global of Us":

Don't cross round all day
thinking approximately life—
doing so will bring up a barrier
between you and its instants.
You want these instants
so you will be in them,
and i want you to be in them with me
for i believe the realm of us
and the mysterious barricades
that make it possible.

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