Patrick White

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

Patrick White Poems

241. On The Wolf Path Around The Lake 4/8/2012
242. Obvious Crowns 4/8/2012
243. It' A Gesture Of The Heart 4/8/2012
244. The Serpent 4/9/2012
245. The Earth A Message 4/9/2012
246. There Is One Voice 4/10/2012
247. Begin 4/10/2012
248. The Earth Hides Nothing From You 4/11/2012
249. Someone Lingers In Your Absence Like An Icon 4/11/2012
250. I'M Going To Stare 4/14/2012
251. I Remember The Bees 4/14/2012
252. In The Eye Of The Hurricane Rose 4/14/2012
253. The Leaves Tremble 4/15/2012
254. If You Had Any Compassion For Yourself 4/15/2012
255. Over And Over And Over Again 4/17/2012
256. The Night In The Wounded Mirror 5/4/2012
257. The Only Way To Control Things 5/5/2012
258. The Singularity 5/5/2012
259. Willow-Minded Friend Of Mine 5/5/2012
260. And Should I Recall Whose Eyes 5/6/2012
261. I Want To Make A Contribution 5/7/2012
262. Someone Keeps Following Me 5/8/2012
263. Night. A Whisper Of Rain. 5/9/2012
264. You Don'T Need To Put A Supernova In The Window 5/9/2012
265. You'Re Lonely 5/9/2012
266. Safe, Educated Witness 5/9/2012
267. The Day An Empty Envelope 5/10/2012
268. Not To Be With You 5/11/2012
269. There Are Masks 5/11/2012
270. I Refuse 5/11/2012
271. By The Time You Say It 5/14/2012
272. So Lifetime After Lifetime 5/14/2012
273. Murder Me Again With Your Voice 5/15/2012
274. O Igneous Rose 5/17/2012
275. Not Even The Light 5/17/2012
276. When Someone Loves You And You'Re No One 5/20/2012
277. Among The Skeletons Of The Sundials 5/20/2012
278. Seeds Of Fire In A Nightsky 5/22/2012
279. Someone To Rejoice In 5/22/2012
280. Just Before The Air Went Radioactive Again 5/22/2012

Comments about Patrick White

  • Jonathan Platt (1/29/2013 12:57:00 PM)

    If you've never read Patrick White, prepare you mind for an off-the-planet voyage.

    Patrick has opened up new doorways of imagination...and once inside, he opens more.

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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 ...

Read the full of You Are Crazy

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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