Thom Gunn

(29 August 1929 – 25 April 2004 / England)

Poems of Thom Gunn

1. A Map of the City 11/12/2005
2. Baby Song -new- 12/3/2014
3. Black Jackets 11/12/2005
4. Cat island 1/3/2003
5. Considering the Snail 1/3/2003
6. Duncan 8/29/2014
7. For A Birthday -new- 12/3/2014
8. From the Wave 11/7/2005
9. In Trust 8/29/2014
10. Lament 8/29/2014
11. Moly 8/29/2014
12. My Sad Captains 1/13/2003
13. On The Move 'Man, You Gotta Go.' 1/13/2003
14. Painting by Vuillard 1/3/2003
15. Still Life 1/3/2003
16. Street Song 1/3/2003
17. Tamer And Hawk 8/29/2014
18. The Butcher's Son 1/3/2003
19. The Dump 1/3/2003
20. The Hug 1/3/2003

Considering the Snail

The snail pushes through a green
night, for the grass is heavy
with water and meets over
the bright path he makes, where rain
has darkened the earth's dark. He
moves in a wood of desire,

pale antlers barely stirring
as he hunts. I cannot tell

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