Dannie Abse

(1923 - 2014 / Cardiff / United Kingdom)

Dannie Abse Poems

1. A Heritage 6/29/2016
2. Epithalamion 10/20/2015
3. Not Adlestrop 12/22/2015
4. Song for Pythagoras 6/29/2016
5. Failure 6/29/2016
6. The Victim Of Aulis 8/23/2017
7. Pathology Of Colours 8/23/2017
8. Talking To Myself 8/23/2017
9. X Ray 6/29/2016
10. Last Words 6/29/2016
11. The Old Gods 5/14/2015
12. Snake 6/29/2016
13. The Water Diviner 6/29/2016
14. Ask The Moon 8/23/2017
15. In the Theatre 6/29/2016
Best Poem of Dannie Abse

In the Theatre

Sister saying—‘Soon you'll be back in the ward,'
sister thinking—‘Only two more on the list,'
the patient saying—‘Thank you, I feel fine';
small voices, small lies, nothing untoward,
though, soon, he would blink again and again
because of the fingers of Lambert Rogers,
rash as a blind man's, inside his soft brain.

If items of horror can make a man laugh
then laugh at this: one hour later, the growth
still undiscovered, ticking its own wild time;
more brain mashed because of the probe's braille path;
Lambert Rogers desperate, ...

Read the full of In the Theatre
[Report Error]