Thom Gunn

(29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004 / England)

The Man with Night Sweats


I wake up cold, I who
Prospered through dreams of heat
Wake to their residue,
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  • Nick Capozzoli (4/18/2009 10:15:00 PM)

    This poem is very fine, but remains somewhat oblique and mysterious. It helps to know that the man with the night sweats is suffering from AIDS, and not TB or cancer. (Report) Reply

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