Jon Anderson

(1940 – 2007)

Jon Anderson Poems

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1. The Parachutist 1/13/2003
2. Listen, Leo 1/13/2003
3. Voyage 1/13/2003
4. The Trucker 1/13/2003
5. Exiled On Mountain, Bewail Fate &Amp; Praise Autumn 1/13/2003
6. The Secret Of Poetry 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Jon Anderson

The Secret Of Poetry

When I was lonely, I thought of death.
When I thought of death I was lonely.

I suppose this error will continue.
I shall enter each gray morning

Delighted by frost, which is death,
& the trees that stand alone in mist.

When I met my wife I was lonely.
Our child in her body is lonely.

I suppose this error will go on & on.
Morning I kiss my wife's cold lips,

Nights her body, dripping with mist.
This is the error that fascinates.

I suppose you are secretly lonely,
Thinking of death, thinking of love.

I'd like, please, ...

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