Oskar Hansen


Oskar Hansen Poems

1881. The Sober Sariph 2/24/2017
1882. The Sober Woman 6/23/2015
1883. The Social Life 8/29/2017
1884. The Space 2/3/2011
1885. The Sparrow 3/5/2016
1886. The Sparrow 4 3/5/2016
1887. The Spell 5/4/2017
1888. The Spoken 12/26/2014
1889. The Stalker 12/16/2016
1890. The Storm 10/30/2012
1891. The Story Of A Lake 6/27/2013
1892. The Story Of The Saviour -new- 9/10/2017
1893. The Stream 9/2/2010
1894. The Suffering 9/20/2010
1895. The Suit 1/6/2010
1896. The Swine 3/4/2017
1897. The System 12/5/2013
1898. The Tarn Of Life 11/6/2008
1899. The Termination 10/27/2009
1900. The Terror 11/7/2013
1901. The Theft 12/4/2013
1902. The Thread 8/29/2016
1903. The Tiff 1/27/2011
1904. The Town's Buffoon 3/12/2009
1905. The Transplant 11/18/2008
1906. The Trap 6/6/2012
1907. The Tree Of Ages 2/20/2017
1908. The Truant 3/11/2009
1909. The Unanswered 8/4/2011
1910. The Undying Soul 7/3/2015
1911. The Unfinished 5/2/2016
1912. The Uniform 6/5/2013
1913. The Unknown Couple 8/17/2016
1914. The Unreal And The Sane 6/28/2017
1915. The Unredeemed 4/15/2016
1916. The Unremembered 9/1/2010
1917. The Unsaid 4/11/2013
1918. The Unseen Portugal 8/10/2013
1919. The Useless 12/21/2016
1920. The Vale Of Peace 4/3/2012
Best Poem of Oskar Hansen

A Cigarette

A Cigarette


Dawn, yes and the mist, what else do you
expect on lake Martin early and summer?
Swamp cypress dripping with Spanish moss.
I have stopped rowing, water swirling around
Oar blades, the silence is absolute I dare not
Inhale, a bird shrieks, the lake shudders
An evil thought has entered Paradise, I hear
The faint noise of outboard motors,
The moment of ethereal stillness has gone,
I lit a cigarette inhale deeply, exhale and blow
Rings a pure delight into morning air.

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The Sea

The Sea.

I was an orphan lost on the vast plateau
of land till I came to the coast and saw
the sea wench all beginnings sprang;

yet I swim close to shore where the sea
is clear and has no dark, mysterious spots,
she is a greedy mother her love is total;

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