Alfred Kreymborg

(1883-1966 / United States)

To W.C.W. M.D. - Poem by Alfred Kreymborg

There has been
Another death.
This time
I bring it to you.
You are kind,
Brutal,
You know
How to lower
Bodies.
I ask only
That the rope
Isn't silk,
(Silk doesn't break)
Nor thread,
(Thread does.)
If it lifts
And lowers
Common things,
It will do.

Topic(s) of this poem: grief


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015



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