Chelsea Lyn Valdez
Chelsea Lyn Valdez Poems
- For Once, Then Something (Robe... Others taunt me with ...
- Philomela - Classicism Hark! ah, the nightingale - The ...
- War Song 1. What ho! my work is in the hall of arms, I listen...
- Epithalamium Like the hair she has waited all day to let ...
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For Once, Then Something (Robert Frost)
Others taunt me with having knelt at well-curbs
Always wrong to the light, so never seeing
Deeper down in the well than where the water
Gives me back in a shining surface picture
Me myself in the summer heaven godlike
Looking out of a wreath of fern and cloud puffs.
Once, when trying with chin against a well-curb,
I discerned, as I thought, beyond the picture,
Through the picture, a something white, uncertain,
Something more of the depths—and then I lost it.
Water came to rebuke the too clear water.
One dropp fell ...