Edward Wright Haile

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Edward Wright Haile Poems

121. Zz 328 Song Of Inexperience 4/2/2009
122. Zz 329 Song Of Experience 4/2/2009
123. Zz 332 When I Was Little 4/3/2009
124. Zz 333 Tristan And Isolde 4/3/2009
125. Zz 335 I Reject Variety In Love 4/5/2009
126. Zz 339 Herr Socrates, Asked What Is Love 4/9/2009
127. Zz 340 So Much For Children 4/9/2009
128. The Universe Of Sorrow 9/19/2010
129. Zz 141 The Soul Is Genderless 11/30/2010
130. Zz 067 The Saddest Beauty 9/11/2008
131. Zz 071 Love's Proud Assault 9/14/2008
132. Zz 072 We Have An Hour 9/14/2008
133. Zz 113 Fate Is The Backwash 10/26/2008
134. Zz 116 As Fast As I Am Jealous I Am Sorry 10/26/2008
135. Zz 117 One Who Makes You Happy 10/26/2008
136. Zz 217 Religion Stills Rebellion 3/3/2009
137. Zz 218 He Had So Many Girlfriends 3/3/2009
138. Zz 006 If Timeless Lovers Hurried 2/15/2007
139. In Temporal Matters 9/2/2015
140. Zz 270 Martial's Epigram 3/13/2009
141. Zz 210 Carla 3/1/2009
142. Zz 019 I Caught A Look 9/3/2008
143. Zz 175 Hymn To The Queen Of Egypt 1/11/2007
144. Little Blue Flower 1/13/2007
145. Zz 219 A Man Is Just A Man 3/3/2009
146. Zz 118 Open Marriage 10/26/2008
147. Zz 018 The Art Of Love 5/29/2007
148. An Essay On Evil 1/11/2007
149. A Mysterious Visitor 1/11/2007
150. Zz 176 A Valentine For Bess 1/11/2007
151. Blacksnake To An Angel 1/11/2007
152. Zz 319 If Friends And Lovers 3/2/2007
153. Citizenship 1/11/2007
154. A Bedtime Story 1/11/2007
155. Family Reunion 1/11/2007
156. A Drive Through Caroline 1/11/2007
157. A World Without People 3/4/2007
Best Poem of Edward Wright Haile

A World Without People

… a world of birds and ponds,
this world
of camphor-scented glades, a new one
in morning flames beyond each one
my soul comes and inquires within,

one with showers of light spotting the sea’s nameless floors,
nameless glades, full of chatter,
colored roots, great cats loping in retreat,
big-eyed dogs licking and shameless,

and never the solitaire hand of money-making,
the forcing plow before the money-shire,
the clink of scheming, the cuss of sweat,

but a world that washes, cools, christens with scent,
a world of life farmed with the...

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Zz 075 Two Trains

Two trains depart on courses that collide
above an Asiatic river gorge,
and feed their cars into a tumbling surge,
three hundred estimated to have died.

Among them, sweethearts who had each entrained
(two mourning doves were sighing over space)
and unannounced had flown to reembrace,
in boiling currents form a single stain.

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