Weldon Kees

(1914 - 1955 / Nebraska / United States)

Weldon Kees Poems

1. Year's End 1/13/2003
2. What The Spider Heard 4/16/2010
3. Variations on a Theme by Joyce 4/16/2010
4. To Build A Quiet City In His Mind 4/16/2010
5. To A Noisy Contemporary 4/16/2010
6. The Upstairs Room 1/13/2003
7. The Speakers 1/13/2003
8. The Smiles Of The Bathers 1/13/2003
9. The Party 4/16/2010
10. The Furies 1/13/2003
11. The End Of The Library 1/13/2003
12. The Doctor Will Return 1/13/2003
13. The Conversation In The Drawing Room 4/16/2010
14. The Climate Of Danger 4/16/2010
15. The Bell From Europe 1/13/2003
16. The Beach 1/13/2003
17. Testimonies 4/16/2010
18. Statement With Rhymes 4/16/2010
19. Round 1/1/2004
20. Robinson At Home 4/16/2010

The Speakers

"A equals X," says Mister One.
"A equals B," says Mister Two.
"A equals nothing under the sun
But A," says Mister Three. A few
Applaud; some wipe their eyes;
Some linger in the shade to see
One and Two in neat disguise
Decapitating Mister Three.

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