Articles by Ernest Hilbert

Ernest Hilbert

Ernest Hilbert is the author of Sixty Sonnets, All of You on the Good Earth, Caligulan—selected as winner of the 2017 Poets’ Prize—and Last One Out. His fifth book, Storm Swimmer, was selected by Rowan Ricardo Phillips as the winner of the 2022 Vassar Miller Prize and will appear in April 2023. Visit him at


Our Equinox

             For Adriano The kids emerge to afternoon from ancient doors At St. Mary’s, pre-Ks eager to dash and hide Around the green at Gregory College House. It’s hard to tell which one’s mine, which is yours, As they frolic and tumble, dive and slide Down grass, spin a circle,…

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