Robert Hass

(March 1, 1941 / San Francisco)

Robert Hass Poems

1. After The Gentle Poet Kobayashi Issa 9/10/2014
2. Between The Wars 9/10/2014
3. Heroic Simile 1/20/2003
4. Interrupted Meditation 9/10/2014
5. Iowa City: Early April 9/10/2014
6. Meditation At Lagunitas 9/10/2014
7. Misery And Splendor 9/10/2014
8. Privilege Of Being 4/2/2015
9. Selected Haiku By Issa 9/10/2014
10. Sonnet 9/10/2014
11. The Apple Trees At Olema 12/24/2014
12. Winged And Acid Dark 9/10/2014

Comments about Robert Hass

  • Porter (3/21/2018 3:46:00 PM)

    He as a lot more poems beaches

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Best Poem of Robert Hass

Heroic Simile

When the swordsman fell in Kurosawa's Seven Samurai
in the gray rain,
in Cinemascope and the Tokugawa dynasty,
he fell straight as a pine, he fell
as Ajax fell in Homer
in chanted dactyls and the tree was so huge
the woodsman returned for two days
to that lucky place before he was done with the sawing
and on the third day he brought his uncle.

They stacked logs in the resinous air,
hacking the small limbs off,
tying those bundles separately.
The slabs near the root
were quartered and still they were awkwardly large;
the logs from midtree...

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