Dick Davis


Poems of Dick Davis

1. A Monorhyme for the Shower 1/3/2003
2. A Translator's Nightmare 1/3/2003
3. Aubade 1/3/2003
4. Baucis and Philemon 1/3/2003
5. Desert Stop at Noon 1/3/2003
6. Guides for the Soul 1/3/2003
7. Iran Twenty Years Ago 1/3/2003
8. Memories of Cochin 1/3/2003
9. Shadows 1/3/2003
10. The Jigsaw 1/3/2003
11. Touring a Past 1/3/2003
12. Uxor Vivamus 1/3/2003

The Jigsaw

for Sarah Davis

The portrait of the princess lies
In scattered fragments on the floor;
Crouched over them a young girl tries
Edges that would not fit before,

That sulk recalcitrant . . . ah there
Two pieces kiss: a greyish mass

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