Keith Waldrop

Keith Waldrop Poems

1.
Light Travels

common time I follow you un-
kept secret on
a basic undersound
...

2.
Majesty

Among other economies, I'm of two
minds, one possessed, the other
a deep peace. Violent trembling
...

3.
Advances

seventy wingbeats
per second
vagaries of vegetation, rosy
anticipation I
...

4.
An Apparatus

From where I sit, I can see other
things: a silver porcupine, pins
standing upright. It is a vanished tale of a
vanished forest at the shore of a vanished ocean.
...

5.
Hidden

I propose
turning the key
useless to
conceal from you that
...

Keith Waldrop Comments

Keith Waldrop Popularity

Keith Waldrop Biography

Keith Waldrop (born December 11, 1932, in Emporia, Kansas) is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose, and has translated the work of Claude Royet-Journoud, Anne-Marie Albiach, and Edmond Jabès, among others. A recent translation is Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal (2006). Mr. Waldrop received his Ph.D. from the University of Michiga ...

Keith Waldrop Popularity