Harold Norse

born:New York City - died: San Francisco
Harold Norse
born:New York City - died: San Francisco

Harold Norse Poems

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1.
I Am Not A Man

I am not a man. I can’t earn a living, buy new things for my family. I have acne and a small peter.

I am not a man. I don’t like football, boxing and cars. I like to express my feelings. I even like to put my arm around my friend’s shoulder.
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2.
At The Cafe Trieste

The music of ancient Greece
and Rome did not come down to us
but this morning
I read Virgil’s Eclogues
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3.
Carnivorous Saint

we dig up ancient shards
clicking cameras
among the dying cypresses
choked by Athenian smog.
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4.
The Business Of Poetry

The business of poetry

is the image of a young man
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5.
Classic Frieze In A Garage

I was walking thru the city past umber embassies
& pine-lined palaces
fat palms beside balconies
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6.
Piccolo Paradiso

let the age hang itself! we've had
four marvelous days together
no news reports only music
& no serious discussions
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7.
Island Of Giglio

we sailed into the harbor
all the church bells rang
the main street on the crescent shore
hung iridescent silks from windows
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8.
To Mohammed On Our Journeys

I was the tourist
el simpático
and your brother offered you
and almost himself
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