Frederick Seidel

Do you like this poet?
3 person liked.
1 person did not like.

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Frederick Seidel

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Frederick Seidel

A Beautiful Day Outside

I still lived, and sat there in the sun,
Too depressed to savor my melancholia.
I wore a cardboard crown. I held
A sceptre with a star on top.

I was on a hill, looking over at a mountain.
The sky was bald blue above.
Pine needles made
Something softer than a breast beneath the fits-all royal hose.

I was like an inmate at Charenton
Dully propped up on a throne outdoors, playing
“Fatigue of the Brave”—fatigue such as of a fireman holding
A still warm baby, waiting for the body bag.

Professional depression,
In an age of revolutionary ...

Read the full of A Beautiful Day Outside Updates

[Hata Bildir]