Treasure Island

Philip Levine

(January 10, 1928 / Detroit, Michigan)

Poems of Philip Levine

41. I Sing The Body Electric 1/13/2003
42. I Won, You Lost 1/13/2003
43. In A Light Time 1/13/2003
44. In A Vacant House 1/13/2003
45. Last Words 1/13/2003
46. Late Light 1/13/2003
47. Late Moon 1/13/2003
48. M. Degas Teaches Art & Science At Durfee Intermediate School--Detroit, 1942 1/13/2003
49. Mad Day In March 1/13/2003
50. Magpiety 1/13/2003
51. Making It Work 1/13/2003
52. Milkweed 1/13/2003
53. Montjuich 1/13/2003
54. My Fathers, The Baltic 1/13/2003
55. Night Thoughts Over A Sick Child 1/13/2003
56. Night Words 1/13/2003
57. Noon 1/13/2003
58. Ode For Mrs. William Settle 1/13/2003
59. On 52nd Street 1/10/2012
60. On The Meeting Of García Lorca And Hart Crane 1/13/2003

My Fathers, The Baltic

Along the strand stones,
busted shells, wood scraps,
bottle tops, dimpled
and stainless beer cans.
Something began here
a century ago,
a nameless disaster,
perhaps a voyage
to the lost continent

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