Philip Levine

(January 10, 1928 / Detroit, Michigan)

Philip Levine Poems

21. The Red Shirt 1/13/2003
22. The Rat Of Faith 1/13/2003
23. The Rains 1/13/2003
24. The Present 1/13/2003
25. The New World 1/13/2003
26. The Negatives 1/13/2003
27. The Mercy 1/13/2003
28. The House 1/13/2003
29. The Helmet 1/13/2003
30. The Grave Of The Kitchen Mouse 1/13/2003
31. The End Of Your Life 1/13/2003
32. The Drunkard 1/13/2003
33. The Distant Winter 1/13/2003
34. The Dead 1/13/2003
35. Songs 1/13/2003
36. Something Has Fallen 1/13/2003
37. Smoke 1/13/2003
38. Small Game 1/13/2003
39. Sierra Kid 1/13/2003
40. Salts And Oils 1/13/2003

Mad Day In March

Beaten like an old hound
Whimpering by the stove,
I complicate the pain
That smarts with promised love.
The oilstove falls, the rain,
Forecast, licks at my wound;
Ice forms, clips the green shoot,
And strikes the wren house mute.

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