Joanne Kyger

(19 November 1934)

Best Poem of Joanne Kyger

Morning Is Such A Welcome Time. It Doesn'T Demand

Morning is such a welcome time. It doesn't demand
much from the pocket- Some coffee, a cigarette,
and the day starts, full of optimism & clarity of hope
While the Muse holds her head, and the crazy Elementals
hold down their wrath
lightly under the earth's surface.
Some vague attention
of wind stirs the golden oats
and Ita Siamese drags her breakfast rabbit over
the roof three
times into the house and escorted out
the door. While Aram Saroyan & W.S. Merwin
debate the paucity of their fathers' feelings
in New York Times reviews,
the deer
coming ...

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Sunday In The Storm Era

'these are extraordinary times'
so we can do whatever we want ha ha


the sky darkens
stitching the white pillow cover


If I had my way I'd sit and watch

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