Samuel Stuart Pennell Poems

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1.
The Gods Were Illuminated

I walk into my room,
the door shuts behind me.
I am in my own world
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2.
All Of The Pretty Things At The Bottom Of The Sea

It all happened a very long time ago....
the winter of 1846, I believe it was
Yes, that it was-the winter of 1846
I remember it well
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3.
2. She Ii

4.
Thundering Youth

Thundering Youth/Thundering flower

Like the thundering flower of youth,
and the thundering beauty of a flower
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5.
Route 9, Massachusetts

My brother, mother and I are in our Volvo.
We are on route 9, sliding down-
towards Boston.
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6.
The Sun And The Wheat

When I drive through the country
I feel as though I am running
My fingers through the wheat grass
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7.
On The Evening My Heart Stood Still

On the evening I met you,
my heart stood still

there was stillness all around you
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8.
New York City

9.
The Buildings

10.
The Cinder And The Ash

Lexi stood next to me, on the porch.
He struck up a match to light a cigarette,
and the air was filled by a beautiful smell of phosphorous.
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