Treasure Island

Thom Gunn

(29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004 / England)

Considering the Snail


The snail pushes through a green
night, for the grass is heavy
with water and meets over
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  • Simon Zonenblick (4/21/2006 9:28:00 AM)

    Combines Heaney-esque accuracy and attention to physical detail, with a potent symbolism (a wood of desire, antlers, etc) highly illustrative of the poet's respect for the earth. A simple but wonderful poem that always cheers me up. (Report) Reply

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