Stephen Dunn

Stephen Dunn Poems

1. Charlotte Bronte in Leeds Point 6/2/2015
2. At The Smithville Methodist Church 7/23/2015
3. Story 8/25/2015
4. Allegory of the Cave 9/18/2015
5. Essay On The Personal 6/1/2016
6. Welcome 8/11/2016
7. Sweetness 8/24/2015
8. What Goes On 6/8/2015
9. Always Something More Beautiful 12/1/2015
10. The Metaphysicians Of South Jersey 12/21/2015
11. Here And Now 12/1/2014
12. To A Terrorist 2/13/2015
13. The Routine Things Around The House 12/17/2014
14. The Kiss 11/20/2014

Comments about Stephen Dunn

  • David Wood David Wood (9/22/2015 10:04:00 AM)

    I'd like to see you comment on my Things to Get poem and poets comments.

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  • Hollie Getter (4/16/2008 11:56:00 AM)

    Where are sweetness and sadness? They are my favorites.

Best Poem of Stephen Dunn

The Kiss

How many years I must have yearned
for someone's lips against mind.
Pheromones, newly born, were floating
between us. There was hardly any air.

She kissed me again, reaching that place
that sends messages to toes and fingertips,
then all the way to something like home.
Some music was playing on its own.

Nothing like a woman who knows
to kiss the right thing at the right time,
then kisses the things she's missed.
How had I ever settled for less?

I was thinking this is intelligence,
this is the wisest tongue
since the Oracle got into a ...

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