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Charles Simic

(9 May 1938)

Poems of Charles Simic

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