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Weldon Kees

(1914 - 1955 / Nebraska / United States)

Poems of Weldon Kees

1. 1926 1/13/2003
2. A Distance From The Sea 1/13/2003
3. A Musician's Wife 1/13/2003
4. A Pastiche For Eve 1/13/2003
5. Aspects Of Robinson 4/16/2010
6. Colloquy 1/1/2004
7. Covering Two Years 4/16/2010
8. Covering Two Years 1/13/2003
9. Dead March 1/13/2003
10. For My Daughter 4/16/2010
11. Girl At Midnight 4/16/2010
12. Interregnum 1/13/2003
13. La Vita Nuova 1/13/2003
14. Late Evening Song 1/13/2003
15. Lines For An Album 4/16/2010
16. Problems Of A Journalist 4/16/2010
17. Relating To Robinson 4/16/2010
18. Robinson 1/13/2003
19. Robinson At Home 4/16/2010
20. Round 1/1/2004

The Beach

Squat, unshaven, full of gas,
Joseph Samuels, former clerk
in four large cities, out of work,
waits in the darkened underpass.

In sanctuary, out of reach,
he stares at the fading light outside:
the rain beginning: hears the tide
that drums along the empty beach.

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