Bill Knott

[Saint Geraud] (1940 - 2014 / Carson City, Michigan)

Bill Knott Poems

1. Advice from the Experts 1/3/2003
2. Death 1/3/2003
3. An Instructor's Dream 1/13/2003
4. Fragments from the Beach 1/3/2003
5. Flashbacks 1/3/2003
6. Escape Plan 1/3/2003
7. 2 Futilists 1/3/2003
8. (Desire)Threadbare(Desires) 1/3/2003
9. Cemetery 1/3/2003
10. (End) of Summer (1966) 1/3/2003
11. (Poem) (Chicago) (The Were-Age) 1/3/2003
12. Castration Envy #11 1/3/2003
13. Goodbye 1/3/2003
14. Hair Poem 1/3/2003
15. Face in the Window 1/3/2003
16. Feeding the Sun 1/3/2003
17. Christmas at the Orphanage 1/3/2003
18. Dearth Demise 1/3/2003
19. Compact Dusk 1/3/2003
20. Excerpts From the Diary of Damocles 1/3/2003

Fragments from the Beach

(Nonasyllabics)

In retrospect the tragic nature
of sea is a taste wept too daily,
too depleted by freedom's rupture;
the eyes have other secrets to see

and deeper use for the detritus
within us: the bright effluvium

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