Charles Simic

(9 May 1938)

Poems of Charles Simic

1. A Book Full of Pictures 1/13/2003
2. Against Winter 1/13/2003
3. Clouds Gathering 1/13/2003
4. Country Fair 1/13/2003
5. Errata 1/13/2003
6. Eyes Fastened With Pins 1/13/2003
7. Heights Of Folly 1/13/2003
8. Hotel Insomnia 1/13/2003
9. Late September 1/20/2003
10. Paradise Motel 1/13/2003
11. Pocket Theatre 1/13/2003
12. Private Eye 1/13/2003
13. Read Your Fate 1/13/2003
14. Summer In The Country 1/13/2003
15. Talking To Little Birdies 1/13/2003
16. The Bather 1/13/2003
17. The Initiate 1/13/2003
18. The Oldest Child 1/13/2003
19. The Partial Explanation 1/13/2003
20. The School Of Metaphysics 1/13/2003

The Something

Here come my night thoughts
On crutches,
Returning from studying the heavens.
What they thought about
Stayed the same,
Stayed immense and incomprehensible.

My mother and father smile at each other
Knowingly above the mantel.

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