Richard Brautigan

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

Hinged To Forgetfulness Like A Door

Poem by Richard Brautigan

Hinged to forgetfulness
like a door,
she slowly closed out of
and she was the woman I loved,
but too many times she slept like
a mechanical deer in my caresses,
and I ached in the metal silence
of her dreams.

Comments about Hinged To Forgetfulness Like A Door by Richard Brautigan

  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (3/7/2019 4:33:00 AM)

    A regretful love. nice poem.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003