Jay Alexander


Jay Alexander Poems

41. Here And Now 5/8/2017
42. Dog Days 5/8/2017
43. No Title 5/8/2017
44. Apocalips 5/8/2017
45. Blackbird 5/8/2017
46. Gesture (For Richard Long - Land Artist) 5/8/2017
47. There Was...... 5/8/2017
48. Poem 5/8/2017
49. Words 5/8/2017
50. Sun, Sea And Hecks! 5/8/2017
51. Internee 5/8/2017
52. The Lesson Of The Master 5/17/2017
53. Poem Without Meaning 5/17/2017
54. Poem 3 5/17/2017
55. Poem 4 5/17/2017
56. Small Soldiers 5/17/2017
57. Vulcanology 5/17/2017
58. Sonnet 5/28/2017
59. Love-Life 5/28/2017
60. Sand 6/3/2017
61. Medley (For A Mattress) 5/8/2017
62. Time Traveler 5/8/2017
63. There Were Horses 11/26/2013
64. Alphabet Soup 1/6/2016
65. Dark Arts 2/24/2012
66. Translucence 12/11/2013
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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