Bravig Imbs

(1904 - 1946 / Milwaukee)

Bravig Imbs Poems

1. The Wind Was There 1/3/2003
2. Sleep 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Bravig Imbs

Sleep

I

slowly the ponderous doors of lead imponderous
pushed by a wedging force unthinking opened
how like a cloud I floated down the dim green air
unthinking of the soft violence of odorous winds
the falling plaint of hidden violins
and eyes
following

II

doors unto doors unfolded downward
and I was like unto a sailing ship
stern downward sailing on a dim green sea
unmindful of the rich push of flowery winds
the melting voices of far seraphims
and arms
following

III

slowly the ponderous doors of lead imponderous
lowered above...

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