Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / Arlington, Massachusetts)

Robert Creeley Poems

1. A Form Of Women 1/13/2003
2. A Marriage 4/19/2010
3. A Poem 10/18/2016
4. A Prayer 10/18/2016
5. A Song 1/13/2003
6. A Token 1/13/2003
7. A Wicker Basket 1/13/2003
8. After Frost 10/18/2016
9. After Lorca 4/20/2015
10. America 1/13/2003
11. Clemente's Images 1/13/2003
12. Credo 10/18/2016
13. For Love 4/19/2010
14. For No Clear Reason 4/19/2010
15. For the Graduation [Bolinas School, June 11, 1971] 10/18/2016
16. For the Graduation [Bolinas, 1972] 10/18/2016
17. For the Graduation [Bolinas, 1973] 10/18/2016
18. Four Days In Vermont 1/13/2003
19. Gnomic Verses 4/19/2010
20. Goodbye 11/18/2015
21. Helsinki Window 4/19/2010
22. I Know A Man 1/13/2003
23. Inside My Head 4/19/2010
24. Kore 1/13/2003
25. Like They Say 4/20/2015
26. Love 1/13/2003
27. Love Comes Quietly 10/18/2016
28. Myself 1/13/2003
29. Oh No ! 3/20/2015
30. One Day 10/18/2016
31. Other 1/13/2003
32. Self-Portrait 4/19/2010
33. Something 1/13/2003
34. Somewhere 4/19/2010
35. Song 1/13/2003
36. The Carnival 1/13/2003
37. The Conspiracy 1/13/2003
38. The Door (I) 4/19/2010
39. The End 4/4/2016
40. The Immoral Proposition 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 ...

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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

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