Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / United States)

Kore - Poem by Robert Creeley

As I was walking
I came upon
chance walking
the same road upon.

As I sat down
by chance to move
if and as I might,

light the wood was,
light and green,
and what I saw
before I had not seen.

It was a lady
by goat men
leading her.

Her hair held earth.
Her eyes were dark.
A double flute
made her move.

"O love,
where are you
me now?"

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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