Richard Brautigan

(January 30, 1935 – September 14, 1984 / Tacoma, Washington)

Richard Brautigan Poems

1. Your Catfish Friend 1/20/2003
2. Yes, the Fish Music 1/13/2003
3. Xerox Candy Bar 1/13/2003
4. We Stopped at Perfect Days 1/13/2003
5. Tournesol 1/30/2012
6. To England 1/1/2004
7. The Wait 4/5/2010
8. The Shenevertakesherwatchoff Poem 1/13/2003
9. The Pill Versus The Springhill Mine Disaster 4/5/2010
10. The Moon Versus Us Ever Sleeping Together Again 1/13/2003
11. The Lake Josephus Days 1/30/2012
12. The Galilee Hitch-Hiker 4/5/2010
13. The First Winter Snow 1/20/2003
14. The Fever Monument 1/13/2003
15. The Double-Bed Dream Gallows 4/5/2010
16. The Beautiful Poem 1/13/2003
17. Surprise 1/13/2003
18. San Francisco 1/13/2003
19. Romeo and Juliet 1/13/2003
20. Private Eye Lettuce 1/20/2003

Yes, the Fish Music

A trout-colored wind blows
through my eyes, through my fingers,
and I remember how the trout
used to hide from the dinosaurs
when they came to drink at the river.
The trout hid in subways, castles,
and automobiles. They waited patiently for the dinosaurs to go away.

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