Richard Brautigan

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

Let's Voyage Into The New American House - Poem by Richard Brautigan

There are doors
that want to be free
from their hinges to
fly with perfect clouds.

There are windows
that want to be
released from their
frames to run with
the deer through
back country meadows.

There are walls
that want to prowl
with the mountains
through the early
morning dusk.

There are floors
that want to digest
their furniture into
flowers and trees.

There are roofs
that want to travel
gracefully with
the stars through
circles of darkness.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 30, 2012



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