Gerald Stern


Poems of Gerald Stern

1. Apocalypse 1/20/2003
2. Swan Song 1/13/2003
3. The Dancing 1/20/2003

Apocalypse

Of all sixty of us I am the only one who went
to the four corners though I don't say it
out of pride but more like a type of regret,
and I did it because there was no one I truly believed
in though once when I climbed the hill in Skye
and arrived at the rough tables I saw the only other
elder who was a vegetarian--in Scotland--
and visited Orwell and rode a small motorcycle
to get from place to place; and I immediately

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