B H Fairchild Great Poems

  • 1.
    The Problem

    The name of the bow is life, but its work is death.
    รข??The Fragments
    ...
  • 2.
    "Gesang ist Dasein"

    A small thing done well, the steel bit paring
    the cut end of the collar, lifting delicate
    ...
  • 3.
    Outside my window the wasps
    are making their slow circle,
    dizzy flights of forage and return,
    hovering among azaleas
    ...
  • 4.
    In his fifth year the son, deep in the backseat
    of his father's Ford and the mysterium
    of time, holds time in memory with words,
    night, this night, on the way to a stalled rig south
    ...
  • 5.
    Leonardo imagined the first one.
    The next was a pole lathe with a drive cord,
    illustrated in Plumier's L'art de tourner en perfection.
    Then Ramsden, Vauconson, the great Maudslay,
    ...
Total 5 Great Poems by B H Fairchild

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