Kevin Kiely Poems
- To Conjure Up I went absent leaving you for Chicago The ...
- When It's Over—(Old Sonnet For... I've lost you then or is it ...
- Parnassus Professor-poet invited the Mexican poet, the ...
- The Uncrucified Buddha He squats all gold unpierced by ...
- Shakespeare & Co George rules from his riverside bookshop ...
- Breakfast With Sylvia Plath 1. in Café Insomnia, anaemic ...
- Art's Festival Across at the pub some local ...
Kevin Kiely poet, novelist, literary critic, American Fulbright Scholar, and PhD in modernist and postmodernist poetry from University College Dublin – was born in County Down, Northern Ireland. His commentaries on literature, the arts and culture appear in main stream media such as Village Magazine (Ireland) and other publications.
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To Conjure Up
I went absent leaving you for Chicago
The hotel became a hospital
I signed my committal form at reception
At the Sears Tower in the elevator,
A silver walled room, powered by jet engines
Thrust me with strangers to the 110th floor
From this height through the windows - the lights
In the towers of the city, the moving lights
Of traffic and street lights still, far below.
A snowy cloud passed across the window, dimming
The scene of the black and the lights and the towers
With you missing I could only conjure you up.
And then I said: I will give ...