Charles Simic

(9 May 1938)

Poems of Charles Simic

21. The Something 1/13/2003
22. The Supreme Moment 1/13/2003
23. The White Room 1/13/2003
24. The Wooden Toy 1/13/2003
25. This Morning 1/13/2003
26. To The One Upstairs 1/13/2003
27. Watermelons 1/13/2003
28. Wherein Obscurely 1/13/2003
29. White 1/13/2003

Late September

The mail truck goes down the coast
Carrying a single letter.
At the end of a long pier
The bored seagull lifts a leg now and then
And forgets to put it down.
There is a menace in the air
Of tragedies in the making.

Last night you thought you heard television

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