John Berryman

(25 October 1914 - 7 January 1972 / McAlester, Oklahoma)

John Berryman Poems

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41. Dream Song 61: Full Moon. Our Narragansett Gales Subside 1/13/2003
42. Dream Song 68: I Heard, Could Be, A Hey There From The Wing 1/13/2003
43. Dream Song 58: Industrious, Affable, Having Brain On Fire 1/13/2003
44. Dream Song 98: I Met A Junior--Not So Junior--And 1/13/2003
45. Dream Song 54: 'No Visitors' I Thumb The Roller To 1/13/2003
46. Dream Song 122: He Published His Girl's Bottom In Staid Pages 1/13/2003
47. Dream Song 128: A Hemorrhage Of His Left Ear Of Good Friday 1/13/2003
48. Dream Song 52: Silent Song 1/13/2003
49. Dream Song 123: Daples My Floor The Eastern Sun, My House Faces North 1/13/2003
50. Dream Song 42: O Journeyer, Deaf In The Mould, Insane 1/13/2003
51. Dream Song 56: Hell Is Empty. O That Has Come To Pass 1/13/2003
52. Dream Song 119: Fresh-Shaven, Past Months & A Picture In New York 1/1/2004
53. Dream Song 57: In A State Of Chortle Sin--Once He Reflected 1/13/2003
54. Dream Song 172 1/3/2003
55. Dream Song 134: Sick At 6 & Sick Again At 9 1/1/2004
56. Dream Song 9: Deprived Of His Enemy, Shrugged To A Standstill 1/13/2003
57. Filling Her Compact & Delicious Body 1/3/2003
58. Dream Song 134: Sick At 6 &Amp; Sick Again At 9 1/13/2003
59. Dream Song 92: Room 231: The Fourth Week 1/13/2003
60. Dream Song 136: While His Wife Earned The Living, Rabbi Henry 1/13/2003
61. Dream Song 324: An Elegy For W.C.W., The Lovely Man 1/13/2003
62. Dream Song 50: In A Motion Of Night They Massed Nearer My Post 1/13/2003
63. Dream Song 8: The Weather Was Fine. They Took Away His Teeth 1/13/2003
64. Dream Song 32: And Where, Friend Quo, Lay You Hiding 1/13/2003
65. Dream Song 132: A Small Dream 1/13/2003
66. Dream Song 130: When I Saw My Friend Covered With Blood, I Thought 1/13/2003
67. Dream Song 39: Goodbye, Sir, &Amp; Fare Well. You'Re In The Clear 1/13/2003
68. Dream Song 7: 'The Prisoner Of Shark Island' With Paul Muni 1/13/2003
69. Dream Song 96: Under The Table, No. That Last Was Stunning 1/13/2003
70. Dream Song 125: Bards Freezing, Naked, Up To The Neck In Water 1/13/2003
71. Dream Song 73: Karensui, Ryoan-Ji 1/13/2003
72. Dream Song 97: Henry Of Donnybrook Bred Like A Pig 1/13/2003
73. Dream Song 65: A Freaking Ankle Crabbed His Blissful Trips 1/13/2003
74. Dream Song 99: Temples 1/13/2003
75. Dream Song 172: Your Face Broods 1/13/2003
76. Dream Song 95: The Surly Cop Looked Out At Me In Sleep 1/13/2003
77. Dream Song 131: Come Touch Me Baby In His Waking Dream 1/13/2003
78. Dream Song 35: Mla 1/13/2003
79. Dream Song 67: I Don'T Operate Often. When I Do 1/13/2003
80. Dream Song 74: Henry Hates The World. What The World To Henry 1/13/2003
Best Poem of John Berryman

Dream Song 1: Huffy Henry Hid The Day

Huffy Henry hid the day,
unappeasable Henry sulked.
I see his point,—a trying to put things over.
It was the thought that they thought
they could do it made Henry wicked & away.
But he should have come out and talked.

All the world like a woolen lover
once did seem on Henry's side.
Then came a departure.
Thereafter nothing fell out as it might or ought.
I don't see how Henry, pried
open for all the world to see, survived.

What he has now to say is a long
wonder the world can bear & be.
Once in a sycamore I was glad
all at ...

Read the full of Dream Song 1: Huffy Henry Hid The Day

Winter Landscape

The three men coming down the winter hill
In brown, with tall poles and a pack of hounds
At heel, through the arrangement of the trees,
Past the five figures at the burning straw,
Returning cold and silent to their town,

Returning to the drifted snow, the rink
Lively with children, to the older men,
The long companions they can never reach,

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