Howard Nemerov

New York City, New York
Howard Nemerov
New York City, New York
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The Blue Swallows

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Across the millstream below the bridge
Seven blue swallows divide the air
In shapes invisible and evanescent,
Kaleidoscopic beyond the mind’s
Or memory’s power to keep them there.

“History is where tensions were,”
“Form is the diagram of forces.”
Thus, helplessly, there on the bridge,
While gazing down upon those birds—
How strange, to be above the birds!—
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Dawn Fuzan 13 May 2014
Howard This is a good poem, keep it up
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