Patrick White

Rookie (September l5, l948 / Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada)

Patrick White Poems

721. Waterlilies Soon And A Pleiku Of Dragonflies 5/23/2013
722. At Peace With The Sadness Of My Solitude 5/23/2013
723. Lady In The Rain Surfing Her Excess Dopamines 5/24/2013
724. Music On The Wind Even In The Ashes Of The Sky Burial 5/25/2013
725. Been Down This Road So Long 5/26/2013
726. More Often Now As I Grow Older 6/17/2013
727. And When We Wake 6/17/2013
728. Lightyears Away From Your Green, Green Eyes 6/18/2013
729. Want To Write Or Be Written 6/19/2013
730. O Come On Now 6/23/2013
731. While The Great Blue Agency Whales 6/25/2013
732. The Mind Reflected In The Silence Of Its Own Light 6/11/2013
733. Surrealistic Harmonies Of Love 6/27/2013
734. Lost In The Gutter 6/28/2013
735. There Are Memories Seared Into My Soul 7/1/2013
736. Solitude, My Friend, Let's Get Out Of Here 7/10/2013
737. Open Window On A Summer Night 7/12/2013
738. A Scaffolding To Climb Up On And Paint The Worlds 7/12/2013
739. Yesterday's Philosophies Are The Juntas Of Today 7/14/2013
740. Echoes Of Faces, Deported Watercolours Of Sound 7/15/2013
741. Poor Little Ocean That's Only Got One Wave 7/15/2013
742. You Found Me Wanting And You Left 7/14/2013
743. In A Drastic Town Where The Waterwheels Had Stopped 7/18/2013
744. Sitting In The Dark Waiting For A Life 7/18/2013
745. Homogenous Grey With Violet Towers Of Delphiniums 7/19/2013
746. Even In The Dirt, The Frangible Shining 7/19/2013
747. Like A Star When You Write 7/4/2013
748. This Strange Sadness Ripening In My Heart 7/23/2013
749. Bituminous Briquettes Of Coal For Eyes 7/25/2013
750. We'Re Walking On Mars And Yet Down Here 7/25/2013
751. It Isn'T Resignation So Much As Half An Assent 7/27/2013
752. It Isn'T The Illusion That Binds You 7/28/2013
753. The Lilacs Are Not Blighted By Rust 6/14/2013
754. Hitch Hiking Out To Richardson For Discount Cigarettes 7/30/2013
755. Not Looking For Words To Unsay 7/30/2013
756. Even With Ants Crawling Down It 7/31/2013
757. Venus In The West, Always A Good Sign 7/31/2013
758. Even As Harmless As Day Old Porridge 8/2/2013
759. Midnight Water-Gardens Of The Rain 8/3/2013
760. My Solitude A Housewell Or Two Deeper Than Love 7/4/2013
Best Poem of Patrick White

You Are Crazy

You are crazy and beautiful
and wounded and wild
and the youngest daughter
of a coven of poetic sea-witches,
and dangerous as the moon in your changes,
the fragrance of night
hovering over the blue star-honey
of your seductive hive of candles,
the skulls you drink from naked,
anointing the fire
with libations of blood and wine,
dancing to the passionate lament
of ancient serpents
unfolding their wings
like eras in the lives of stars,
constellations that have come and gone like leaves,
seasons that are only distant ...

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No Matter How Far

No matter how far into the past the star travels,
plunging its white fingers into the expanding womb of the past
to pull its own damp head out of convulsive space,
it will never find a beginning, the widening cleft between two thoughts
opening like a mouth full of silence, a sluice gate of thick water,
a dark prelude, the first letter alpha breaking like an eye
out of the eclipsed envelope into a splendour of light
to hang its jewel, its dropp of flammable water
from the i

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