Russell Edson

(1935 - 2014 / Connecticut, United States)

Soup Song - Poem by Russell Edson

How I make my soup: I draw water from a tap . . .

I am not an artist. And the water is not so much
drawn as allowed to fall, and to capture itself in a pot.

Perhaps not so much captured, as allowed to gather
itself from its stream; the way it falls that the drain
would have it.

But in this case a normal path interrupted by a pot;
for which soup is the outcome of all I do . . .


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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/3/2016 10:00:00 AM)


    But in this case a normal path interrupted by a pot;
    for which soup is the outcome of all I do...
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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