Treasure Island

Fred Babbin

(1925 / Chicago)

Poems of Fred Babbin

1. 1940’s-50’s Biues 1/2/2010
2. 57th and Kenwood 5/7/2008
3. A Limbic Poem 10/4/2010
4. A PHOTO OF AN OLD GRAVE (Courtesy of Danny Reynolds) 5/26/2008
5. A Senior Residence 9/28/2009
6. A Thought on Thought 11/11/2007
7. A Wish 4/11/2010
8. Am I O.K., Jack? 12/6/2007
9. An Individual Universe 1/24/2008
10. An Old Man's Vision 2/25/2010
11. Ananda's Complaint 11/11/2007
12. Anita's Poem 2/14/2008
13. ANOTHER PARABLE 1/28/2008
14. Another therapeutic poem 8/3/2008
15. Arlington National Cemetary 8/14/2008
16. Artistic Syndrome 7/11/2008
17. Autumn 10/18/2008
18. Autumn, the Antique Season 9/30/2010
19. Between the Ears 12/24/2009
20. BROWN 6/3/2008

How Do I Do It?

I can say with rhyme or meter
Thoughts that I would not repeat
Or put into prosaic words-
I would never ever say them that way.

Often they are too complex.
And the feelings cannot be
Expressed in any other way,
In any other ordinary words.

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