Alfred Kreymborg

United States
Alfred Kreymborg
United States

Poems

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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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3.
Advertisement
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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6.
Screen Dance: For Rahani
Its posterior pushing
its long thin body
a procession of waves lifting its head-
a green caterpillar:
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7.
America
Up and down he goes
With terrible, reckless strides,
Flaunting great lamps
With joyous swings—
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8.
Animals
What animal you are
or whether you are
an animal, I
am too dumb to tell.
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9.
Cézanne
Our door was shut to the noon-day heat.
We could not see him.
We might not have heard him either—
Resting, dozing, dreaming pleasantly.
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10.
Geometry
NEVER a mouse
chases ever a tail,
never a mouse ever sees
that always a cat
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