Jay Alexander


Jay Alexander Poems

1. Ravenna 12/23/2013
2. Italian Morning. 12/23/2013
3. Twenty Fifth Street 1/24/2014
4. Maidan Square, Kiev 20.2.14 4/19/2014
5. The Great Library Burn 1/6/2016
6. The Bind 1/6/2016
7. Room 888 1/6/2016
8. Bingo! 1/6/2016
9. Cartography 1/6/2016
10. Ruined 1/6/2016
11. Notes From A Darker Ground 1/6/2016
12. Land Job 1/6/2016
13. Variations - Distances 1/6/2016
14. Somewhere Else…... 1/6/2016
15. The Plastic Swan And Rubber Duck 1/6/2016
16. Metaphysics In Winter 1/6/2016
17. The Bored. A Pindaric Ode 1/6/2016
18. Causality 1/6/2016
19. April 1/6/2016
20. Over Wind! 1/6/2016
21. Alpha Beaters 1/6/2016
22. Alphabet Soup 1/6/2016
23. Canal Blues 1/6/2016
24. Ted 1/6/2016
25. Narrow 1/6/2016
26. Arise 1/6/2016
27. The War Of The Whorls 1/6/2016
28. The Clays 5/8/2017
29. Time Traveler 5/8/2017
30. Resurrection 5/8/2017
31. Alchemy 5/8/2017
32. Changeling 5/8/2017
33. With Apologies To Pushkin 5/8/2017
34. Medley (For A Mattress) 5/8/2017
35. Hommage To Alberto Giacometti 5/8/2017
36. Lost Translation....For Leonardo Sciascia 5/8/2017
37. Here And Now 5/8/2017
38. Dog Days 5/8/2017
39. No Title 5/8/2017
40. Apocalips 5/8/2017
Best Poem of Jay Alexander

Translucence

The waves break like signs
Rise and fall,
Crash into spraying light,
Bright, tight, hold,
The shards unfold,
Beneath a gaping sight,
Fresh as the breath of a cold night;
The scattering sounds flee,
That preying might,
Which will not leave a,
Stone unturned,
And burn into a loose mind;
Once more an umpteenth time,
Smash onto the shore,
Fiery bright.

There's no respite,
From this aching noise,
The buoys bounce,
Strain from stories
Told and retold;
Then pick up some slimy dust,
As day breaks through,
And if ...

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The Lesson

Though we grew up
With green
We got to know blue and yellow
And a sunny black.

Although we met tallness,
We could cup
Tiny furry creatures
In our hands,

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