Karl Shapiro

(10 November 1913 – 14 May 2000 / Baltimore, Maryland)

A Garden In Chicago - Poem by Karl Shapiro

In the mid-city, under an oiled sky,
I lay in a garden of such dusky green
It seemed the dregs of the imagination.
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Comments about A Garden In Chicago by Karl Shapiro

  • Rookie Buck Mulligan (12/5/2009 11:54:00 AM)

    Shapiro is a genius...
    (There is a typo in the fifth line of the second stanza - should be 'while' not 'wile' - I don't know how to fix it) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Mauta Peter (3/27/2009 8:25:00 AM)

    excelent marrying of nolstagia for the country cool and beauty of solitude in a chaotic city environment. (Report) Reply








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