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Fred Babbin

Rookie (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

I’m O.K. Jack

Death be nimble,
Death be quick,
Death blow out
My mortal wick.

Death and the Woman
(After Schubert)

Death was not nimble,
Death was not quick,
But death blew out
Her mortal wick
With cancer.

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