Delmore Schwartz

Brooklyn / New York / United States
Delmore Schwartz
Brooklyn / New York / United States
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Poem (Old Man In The Crystal Morning After Snow)

Rating: 2.6
Old man in the crystal morning after snow,
Your throat swathed in a muffler, your bent
Figure building the snow man which is meant
For the grandchild's target,
do you know
This fat cartoon, his eyes pocked in with coal
Nears you each time your breath smokes the air,
Lewdly grinning out of a private nightmare?
He is the white cold shadow of your soul.
You build his comic head, you place his comic hat;
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