Christopher Anthony Leibow

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Christopher Anthony Leibow Poems

1. The City Of Peace 10/31/2011
2. Jugenverwahrlage 10/31/2011
3. The Last Locomotive 10/31/2011
4. Death Listens To Mahler 10/31/2011
5. Excerpt From Relative Drunkenness. 2/1/2012
6. I Will Draw To Ravens: 5 Poems For Brooke Marie 2/1/2012
7. Banvard's Folly 2/1/2012

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Banvard's Folly

'Does anyone still want to go with me into a panorama? '
—Max Brod

The sun floats down river

Resting from a long day.

As Banvard draws love

Birds in the sand.

She tries to explain

How his deformity angers her.

Unable, she leaves him

On the other side of the shore.

Banvard becomes a traveling salesman,

A campfire fiddler,

A drunk, a painter of shores.

Yearning for her—

He turns her into the Mississippi ...

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