Robert Pinsky

(October 20, 1940 / New Jersey)

Poems of Robert Pinsky

1. An Explanation of America: A Love of Death 1/2/2012
2. At Pleasure Bay 1/13/2003
3. Ceremony For Any Beginning -new- 12/20/2014
4. Doctor Frolic 1/2/2012
5. Essay on Psychiatrists 1/2/2012
6. First Things to Hand 1/2/2012
7. Ginza Samba 1/13/2003
8. Glory 1/2/2012
9. Impossible To Tell 1/13/2003
10. Ode To Meaning 1/13/2003
11. Paschal 1/2/2012
12. Poem about People 1/2/2012
13. Poem With Refrains 1/13/2003
14. Samurai Song 1/2/2012
15. Shirt 1/13/2003
16. Stupid Meditation on Peace 1/2/2012
17. The Green Piano 1/2/2012
18. The Hearts 1/2/2012
19. The Night Game 1/13/2003
20. The Refinery 1/20/2003

The Night Game

Some of us believe
We would have conceived romantic
Love out of our own passions
With no precedents,
Without songs and poetry--
Or have invented poetry and music
As a comb of cells for the honey.

Shaped by ignorance,

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