Ron Padgett Poems

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1.
Ladies And Gentlemen In Outer Space

Here is my philosophy:
Everything changes (the word "everything"
has just changed as the
word "change" has: it now
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2.
Travel

The little clock dings the night on the roof.
It hurries towerd the mystery of luck.
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3.
Chocolate Milk

Oh God! It's great!
to have someone fix you
chocolate milk
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4.
Poem

I'm in the house.
It's nice out: warm
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5.
Survivor Guilt

It's very easy to get.
Just keep living and you'll find yourself
getting more and more of it.
You can keep it or pass it on,
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6.
Stairway To The Stars

'And then there were three
whereas before there had been four
or two
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7.
Grasshopper

It's funny when the mind thinks about the psyche,
as if a grasshopper could ponder a helicopter.

It's a bad idea to fall asleep
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8.
The Love Cook

Let me cook you some dinner.
Sit down and take off your shoes
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9.
Poet as Immortal Bird

A second ago my heart thump went
and I thought, “This would be a bad time
to have a heart attack and die, in the
middle of a poem,' then took comfort
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10.
How to Be Perfect

Everything is perfect, dear friend.
—KEROUAC

Get some sleep.
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