Conrad Potter Aiken

(5 August 1889 – 17 August 1973 / Savannah, Georgia)

Improvisations: Light And Snow: 05 - Poem by Conrad Potter Aiken

When I was a boy, and saw bright rows of icicles
In many lengths along a wall
I was dissappointed to find
That I could not play music upon them:
I ran my hand lightly across them
And they fell, tinkling.
I tell you this, young man, so that your expectations of life
Will not be too great.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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