Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / United States)

Robert Creeley Poems

1. Like They Say 4/20/2015
2. Gnomic Verses 4/19/2010
3. The Measure 4/19/2010
4. Oh No ! 3/20/2015
5. The World 4/19/2010
6. Helsinki Window 4/19/2010
7. The Pool 4/19/2010
8. Yesterdays 4/19/2010
9. The Window 4/19/2010
10. The Door (I) 4/19/2010
11. The Pattern 4/19/2010
12. After Lorca 4/20/2015
13. The Language 4/19/2010
14. The Rescue 4/19/2010
15. The Immoral Proposition 4/19/2010
16. Somewhere 4/19/2010
17. The Sentence 4/19/2010
18. For No Clear Reason 4/19/2010
19. Inside My Head 4/19/2010
20. Self-Portrait 4/19/2010
21. For Love 4/19/2010
22. The Rhythm 4/19/2010
23. A Marriage 4/19/2010
24. Other 1/13/2003
25. Four Days In Vermont 1/13/2003
26. A Wicker Basket 1/13/2003
27. Clemente's Images 1/13/2003
28. Song 1/13/2003
29. A Token 1/13/2003
30. A Song 1/13/2003
31. Kore 1/13/2003
32. Myself 1/13/2003
33. Love 1/13/2003
34. The Way 1/13/2003
35. The Warning 1/13/2003
36. The Innocence 1/13/2003
37. The Carnival 1/13/2003
38. Water Music 1/13/2003
39. The Conspiracy 1/13/2003
40. Zero 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Robert Creeley

The Rain

All night the sound had
come back again,
and again falls
this quite, persistent rain.

What am I to myself
that must be remembered,
insisted upon
so often? Is it

that never the ease,
even the hardness,
of rain falling
will have for me

something other than this,
something not so insistent--
am I to be locked in this
final uneasiness.

Love, if you love me,
lie next to me.
Be for me, like rain,
the getting out

of the tiredness, the fatuousness, the semi-
lust of intentional indifference.
Be wet
with a decent ...

Read the full of The Rain

The Warning

For love-I would
split open your head and put
a candle in
behind the eyes.

Love is dead in us
if we forget
the virtues of an amulet
and quick surprise.

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