David Lehman Poems
|4.||The Matador of Metaphor||6/25/2015|
|5.||For I Will Consider Your Dog Molly||4/26/2016|
|14.||January 31 (The Sky Is Crumbling...)||1/13/2003|
|18.||To The Author Of Glare||1/13/2003|
|23.||To William Holden||1/13/2003|
|28.||The Shield Of A Greeting||1/13/2003|
|29.||The Left Bank||1/13/2003|
|31.||Shake The Superflux!||1/13/2003|
|33.||Ode To Modern Art||1/13/2003|
|40.||Examples (August 27)||1/13/2003|
When A Woman Loves A Man
When she says Margarita she means Daiquiri.
When she says quixotic she means mercurial.
And when she says, "I'll never speak to you again,"
she means, "Put your arms around me from behind
as I stand disconsolate at the window."
He's supposed to know that.
When a man loves a woman he is in New York and she is in Virginia
or he is in Boston, writing, and she is in New York, reading,
or she is wearing a sweater and sunglasses in Balboa Park and he
is raking leaves in Ithaca
or he is driving to East Hampton and she is standing disconsolate
at the window...
My new Web site is dropdead.com
It's interactive you get to choose how
you'll die, where, and at what age
and it'll still come as a complete
surprise to you I guarantee
but let's not get morbid it's a game
it's more fun than bullshit.com and a lot less
narcissistic than kissmyass.com
Michael Douglas will play the lead with Sandra