Robin Blaser

(1925 - 2009 / Denver / United States)

Robin Blaser Poems

1. Image-Nation 9 7/21/2015
2. Vocabulary I 6/30/2016
3. The Stories 6/30/2016
4. Sophia Nichols 6/30/2016
5. Robert Duncan 6/30/2016
6. Poem by the Charles River 6/30/2016
7. O. 6/30/2016
8. The Medium 6/30/2016
9. A Literalist 6/30/2016
10. For Gustave Moreau 6/30/2016
11. Dreams, April 1981 6/30/2016
12. [Dear Dusty Moth] 6/30/2016
13. Cups: 8 6/30/2016
14. Cups: 1 6/30/2016
15. The Hunger of Sound 6/30/2016
16. Anecdote 6/30/2016
17. In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard 6/30/2016
18. The Truth Is Laughter 10 2/10/2015
Best Poem of Robin Blaser

The Truth Is Laughter 10

one should never play martyr
there are martyrs beyond you

one should never argue apocalypse
without your whole lifetime before
you, which is impossible

Pushkin said, ‘my sadness
is luminous'—this is
his reason

Ralph flew to Bristol to see her
she said, ‘You're not in touch with
Eternity'
he said, ‘Gee, that's true,'
then later sent a telegram,
‘meet me in Jerusalem,'
since he was going

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Image-Nation 9

there are shining masters
when I tell you what they
look like some of it is
nearly false their blue hair

but they are not ourselves they
are equivalents of action they
compose forms, which we hear

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