Frank Stanford

(1948 - 1978 / Mississippi / United States)

Frank Stanford Poems

1. Circle Of Lorca 9/4/2014
2. Everybody Who Is Dead 9/4/2014
3. The Intruder 9/4/2014
4. The Forgotten Madmen of Ménilmontant 6/25/2015
5. Planning The Disappearance Of Those Who Have Gone 9/4/2014
6. Play In Which Darkness Falls 9/4/2014
7. Friend Of The Enemy 9/4/2014
8. Living 9/4/2014
9. In Another Room I Am Drinking Eggs From A Boot 9/4/2014
10. Faith, Dogma, And Heresy 9/4/2014
11. Poem 9/4/2014
12. The Arkansas Prison System 9/4/2014
13. Riverlight 9/4/2014
14. Crest 9/4/2014
15. Dead Orchard 9/4/2014
16. Light Blue 9/4/2014
17. Freedom, Revolt, And Love 1/20/2003

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  • Michael Morgan (9/4/2014 8:20:00 AM)

    Unfortunately, snakes cannot close their eyes.

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Best Poem of Frank Stanford

Freedom, Revolt, And Love

They caught them.
They were sitting at a table in the kitchen.
It was early.
They had on bathrobes.
They were drinking coffee and smiling.
She had one of his cigarillos in her fingers.
She had her legs tucked up under her in the chair.
They saw them through the window.
She thought of them stepping out of a bath
And him wrapping cloth around her.
He thought of her walking up in a small white building,
He thought of stones settling into the ground.
Then they were gone.
Then they came in through the back.
Her cat ran out.
The house was near the ...

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Crest

I Or Your Woman
The night was a bad one.
I only saw one other person out:
A big black man on muleback
Riding along the levee, marking the water.

There was a lantern in his hand
And what you could call a grim smile on the lips.
I shifted down gears,

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