Ted Berrigan Poems
|1.||10 Things I Do Every Day||4/20/2010|
|3.||A Certain Slant Of Sunlight||1/20/2003|
|4.||Buddha On The Bounty||4/20/2010|
|6.||Easter Monday [excerpt]||2/9/2012|
|8.||In The Wheel||4/20/2010|
|13.||Personal Poem #9||2/9/2012|
|19.||Things To Do In New York (City)||2/9/2012|
|20.||Things To Do On Speed||2/9/2012|
A Certain Slant Of Sunlight
In Africa the wine is cheap, and it is
on St. Mark's Place too, beneath a white moon.
I'll go there tomorrow, dark bulk hooded
against what is hurled down at me in my no hat
which is weather: the tall pretty girl in the print dress
under the fur collar of her cloth coat will be standing
by the wire fence where the wild flowers grow not too tall
her eyes will be deep brown and her hair styled 1941 American
will be too; but
I'll be shattered by then
But now I'm not and can also picture white clouds
impossibly high in blue sky over small boy heartbroken
to be ...
Buddha On The Bounty
for Merrill Gilfillan
'A little loving can solve a lot of things'
She locates two spatial equivalents in
The same time continuum. 'You are lovely. I
am lame.' 'Now it's me.' 'If a man is in
Solitude, the world is translated, my world
& wings sprout from the shoulders of 'The Slave''
Yeah. I like the fiery butterfly puzzles