Gerald Stern

Gerald Stern Poems

1. The Sparrow 5/22/2015
2. The Name 9/15/2015
3. Magnolia 10/13/2015
4. Day Of Grief 3/12/2015
5. Another Insane Devotion 1/7/2015
6. The Dog 1/6/2015
7. Waving Goodbye 1/21/2015
8. Swan Song 1/13/2003
9. The Dancing 1/20/2003
10. Apocalypse 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Gerald Stern


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
stopped eating fish and meat and lived on soups;
and we wrote each other in the middle and late fifties
though one day I got a letter from his...

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