Allen Ginsberg

(3 June 1926 – 5 April 1997 / Newark, New Jersey)

Cezanne's Ports - Poem by Allen Ginsberg

In the foreground we see time and life
swept in a race
toward the left hand side of the picture
where shore meets shore.

But that meeting place
isn't represented;
it doesn't occur on the canvas.

For the other side of the bay
is Heaven and Eternity,
with a bleak white haze over its mountains.

And the immense water of L'Estaque is a go-between
for minute rowboats.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, May 16, 2011

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