Warren Falcon

Freshman - 979 Points (04/23/52 - xxxx / Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA)

Warren Falcon
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Here's Breath For You - A Sampler Of Poems As An Inner Autobiography

He's gone crow said one poet of another

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O stand radiant-starred late afternoon

O stained stark shadows' black frieze


astonished stooped man

time's wee piss-boy

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I, Minimus, a boy,
withstood the spelling bee.
Lost the word, its spelling,

E-q-u-a-n-i-m-i-t-y.

So tread I to the apple tree
where the dreaded bee hums
night and day, tells me to be gay.

Mute, I fled. Running still, away.

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The distant gazebo of that small
town wears white ... more »

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  • Dear Low,

    You did it. You left the trout behind.

    Sunday the corn was cut down. Apple trees
    in the nearby orchard were felled which explains
    the screams ...
    from ' 'Dear Low' - Upon His Leaving Remote Mountains For Manhattan, Circa 1981
  • Arriving late to love

    the broken tower
    mourns its ringing ruin.

    Long drought of air
    stills the clapper.

    But one breath, Trembler,
    from ' Annunciation- for Cesar Vallejo'
  • We lay together, two wrecks, Love,
    wooden ships conjoined by forces
    too great, too objective to blame.
    We stretch beside a shoreline,
    eels play in the one rib of our ...
    from 'Here Come The Wild Birds Again - Poem For Painters & Poets'
  • This ancient tonguing
    betrays some fault
    disdaining the human world -

    which occurred first,
    the birthing or the wounding?

    Abjuring flesh of nece...
    from 'David To Jonathan, A Lost Psalm Recovered, Recent Translation, Circa 1978'
  • ''and O this,
    this midnight stagger,
    nothing hurt but trembling
    hand shaking to dryness,
    the other leaning into yellow''
    from 'Sleep Walk'
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