Richard Brautigan

(January 30, 1935 – September 14, 1984 / Tacoma, Washington)

Discovery - Poem by Richard Brautigan

The petals of the vagina unfold
like Christofer Columbus
taking off his shoes.

Is there anything more beautiful
than the bow of a ship
touching a new world?


Comments about Discovery by Richard Brautigan

  • Pamela Sinicrope (9/13/2015 9:26:00 AM)


    This is amazing. I just love the way he thinks. There's so few people who think this creatively and uniquely. Love him! (Report) Reply

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  • (4/20/2008 6:56:00 PM)


    Now this is my first Richard Brautigan on this site and I chose it because of the title! And what a wonderful surprise to find erotica at it's best here? Tasteful and sublime. To answer his question....

    There is nothing more
    beautiful than dropping his
    anchor deep in her bay.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, January 27, 2012


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