Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / Arlington, Massachusetts)


Poem by Robert Creeley

for Mark Peters

Not just nothing,
Not there's no answer,
Not it's nowhere or
Nothing to show for it -

It's like There's no past like
the present. It's
all over with us.
There are no doors...

Oh my god! Like
I wish I had a dog.
Oh my god!
I had a dog but he's gone.

His name was Zero,
something for nothing!
You like dog biscuits?
Fill in the blank.

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  • Michael WalkerMichael Walker (8/25/2019 8:58:00 PM)

    Unfortunately, I don't like dogs.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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