Lloyd Schwartz

Lloyd Schwartz Poems

1.
Nostalgia (The Lake At Night)

The black water.
Lights dotting the entire perimeter.
Their shaky reflections.
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2.
Six Words

yes
no
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3.
Leaves

Every October it becomes important, no, necessary
to see the leaves turning, to be surrounded by leaves turning;
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4.
A True Poem

I'm working on a poem that's so true,
I can't show it to anyone.
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5.
To My Oldest Friens, Whose Silence Is Like A Death

In today's paper, a story about our high school
drama teacher evicted from his Carnegie Hall
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Lloyd Schwartz Comments

Johnathan Pendleton 26 April 2019

I think you have amazing poems even if they are just some words on a page words speak just as loud as actions

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William Shakespeare 19 April 2019

Gee, Lloyd, You call that drivel you write " poetry" ? It's nothing more than sentences of unoriginal thought glued together with a paste of water and flour and hung out to dry on a line called " Poem" .

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Lloyd Schwartz Biography

Lloyd Schwartz (born November 29, 1941) is an American poet who is Frederick S. Troy, professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is also classical music editor of The Boston Phoenix and a regular commentator for NPR's Fresh Air.
Lloyd Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York, graduated from Queens College in 1962 and earned ...

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