Timothy Steele

(1948 / Vermont / United States)

Timothy Steele Poems

1. Beethoven's Ninth At The Hollywood Bowl 1/3/2003
2. The Wartburg (Martin Luther 1521-22) 1/3/2003
3. Fae 1/3/2003
4. Matthew 5:15 1/3/2003
5. Aurora 1/3/2003
6. Skull At The Crossroads 1/3/2003
7. In the Memphis Airport 5/21/2015
8. Chanson Philosophique 6/24/2017
9. From a Rooftop 6/24/2017
10. Golden Age 6/24/2017
11. On the Eve of a Birthday 6/24/2017
12. April 27, 1937 6/24/2017
13. Herb Garden 6/24/2017
14. Nightpiece 6/24/2017
15. Old letters 6/24/2017
16. In The King's Rooms 6/24/2017
17. Coming Now 6/24/2017
18. Youth 6/24/2017
19. Georgics 6/24/2017
20. Luck 6/24/2017
21. Past, Present Future 6/24/2017
22. Pacific Rim 6/24/2017
23. A Shore 6/24/2017
24. Votaries Of Cupid 1/3/2003
25. Homage To A Carnegie Library 1/3/2003
26. Pacific Rim 1/3/2003
27. For Vikram Seth 1/3/2003
28. Woman In A Museum 1/3/2003
29. Her Memory Of The Picnic 1/3/2003
30. Practice 1/3/2003
31. Eros 1/3/2003
32. Toward The Winter Solstice 1/3/2003
33. Sapphics Against Anger 2/12/2015

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Sapphics Against Anger

Angered, may I be near a glass of water;
May my first impulse be to think of Silence,
Its deities (who are they? do, in fact, they
Exist? etc.).

May I recall what Aristotle says of
The subject: to give vent to rage is not to
Release it but to be increasingly prone
To its incursions.

May I imagine being in the Inferno,
Hearing it asked: "Virgilio mio, who's
That sulking with Achilles there?" and hearing
Virgil say: "Dante,

That fellow, at the slightest provocation,
Slammed phone ...

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Practice

The basketball you walk around the court
Produces a hard, stinging, clean report.
You pause and crouch and, after feinting, swoop
Around a ghost defender to the hoop
And rise and lay the ball in off the board.
Solitude, plainly, is its own reward.

The game that you've conceived engrosses you.
The ball rolls off; you chase it down, renew

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