Louise Bogan

(August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970 / Maine)

Poems of Louise Bogan

1. A Tale 1/3/2003
2. Betrothed 1/13/2003
3. Cassandra 4/15/2010
4. Chanson Un Peu Naïve 1/13/2003
5. Epitaph for a Romantic Woman 1/3/2003
6. Juan's Song 1/13/2003
7. Knowledge 1/13/2003
8. Last Hill in a Vista 1/3/2003
9. Leave-Taking 4/15/2010
10. Man Alone 1/13/2003
11. Medusa 1/3/2003
12. Men Loved Wholly Beyond Wisdom 1/3/2003
13. Portrait 1/3/2003
14. Roman Fountain 1/13/2003
15. Solitary Observation Brought Back from a Sojourn in Hell 1/3/2003
16. Song For The Last Act 1/13/2003
17. Sonnet 1/13/2003
18. Statue And Birds 4/15/2010
19. Tears In Sleep 1/3/2003
20. The Alchemist 1/3/2003

Chanson Un Peu Naïve

What body can be ploughed,
Sown, and broken yearly?
But she would not die, she vowed,
But she has, nearly.
Sing, heart sing;
Call and carol clearly.

And, since she could not die,
Care would be a feather,

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