Treasure Island

Henri Cole


Poems of Henri Cole

1. Buddha and the Seven Tiger Cubs 7/21/2006
2. Childlessness 7/21/2006
3. Folly 7/21/2006
4. Harvard Classics 7/23/2006
5. White Spine 7/21/2006

Folly

In the Doria Pamphili garden,
most of the granite niches are empty,
the male gods have lost their genitals,
and the Great Mother, Hera, has no head.

Something has gone awry
in the artificial lake.
Burrowing deep into the black banks
enclosed by wire mesh,

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