Alfred Kreymborg

Alfred Kreymborg

United States
Alfred Kreymborg
United States
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Alfred Francis Kreymborg (December 10, 1883 – August 14, 1966) was an American poet, novelist, playwright, literary editor and anthologist.

He was born in New York City to Hermann and Louisa Kreymborg, who ran a small cigar store, and he spent most of his life there and in New Jersey. He was an active figure in Greenwich Village and frequented t ...
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1.
Idealists
Brother Tree:
Why do you reach and reach?
Do you dream some day to touch the sky?
Brother Stream:
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2.
Old Manuscript
The sky
Is that beautiful old parchment
In which the sun
And the moon
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WE want a man of forty for the job.
One who has enjoyed his little fill of romance.
And suffered intermittent indigestion ever since.
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4.
To W.C.W. M.D.
There has been
Another death.
This time
I bring it to you.
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5.
The Ditty the City Sang
If a lad's but a lad in the heart of a town,
Is it mad he has grown, or a dunce or a clown,
When he crowns common sights with delights of his own?
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