Arthur Seymour John Tessimond

(19 July 1902 - 13 May 1962 / Birkenhead, England)

Poems of Arthur Seymour John Tessimond

21. Flight Of Stairs 1/13/2003
22. Houses 1/13/2003
23. June Sick Room 1/13/2003
24. Last Word To Childhood 1/13/2003
25. Meeting 1/13/2003
26. Music 1/13/2003
27. Never 1/13/2003
28. Night Piece 1/13/2003
29. Not Love Perhaps 1/13/2003
30. Nursery Rhyme For A Twenty-First Birthday 1/13/2003
31. O 1/13/2003
32. One Almost Might 1/13/2003
33. One Day 10/1/2006
34. Polyphony In A Cathedral 1/13/2003
35. Quickstep 1/13/2003
36. Sea 1/13/2003
37. Seaport 1/13/2003
38. The British 1/13/2003
39. The Children Look At The Parents 1/13/2003
40. The Man In The Bowler Hat 1/13/2003

Cats

Cats no less liquid than their shadows
Offer no angles to the wind.
They slip, diminished, neat through loopholes
Less than themselves; will not be pinned

To rules or routes for journeys; counter
Attack with non-resistance; twist
Enticing through the curving fingers
And leave an angered empty fist.

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