Wallace Stevens Poems

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1.
The Emperor Of Ice-Cream

Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.
Let the wenches dawdle in such dress
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2.
Sunday Morning

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Complacencies of the peignoir, and late
Coffee and oranges in a sunny chair,
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3.
Anecdote Of The Jar

I placed a jar in Tennessee,
And round it was, upon a hill.
It made the slovenly wilderness
Surround that hill.
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4.
Disillusionment Of Ten O'Clock

The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
None are green,
Or purple with green rings,
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5.
The Snow Man

One must have a mind of winter
To regard the frost and the boughs
Of the pine-trees crusted with snow;
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6.
Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Blackbird

I

Among twenty snowy mountains,
The only moving thing
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7.
Domination Of Black

At night, by the fire,
The colors of the bushes
And of the fallen leaves,
Repeating themselves,
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8.
Of Modern Poetry

The poem of the mind in the act of finding
What will suffice. It has not always had
To find: the scene was set; it repeated what
Was in the script.
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9.
Gray Room

Although you sit in a room that is gray,
Except for the silver
Of the straw-paper,
And pick
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10.
The House Was Quiet And The World Was Calm

The house was quiet and the world was calm.
The reader became the book; and summer night

Was like the conscious being of the book.
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