Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / United States)

Robert Creeley Poems

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

Whereas the man who hits
the gong dis-
proves it, in all its
simplicity --

Even so the attempt
makes for triumph, in
another man.

Likewise in love I
am not foolish or in-
competent. My method is not a

tenderness, but hope
defined.

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