Charles Harper Webb Away Poems

  • 1.
    Its silver clasp looks like a man grasping
    his hands above his head in victory;
    the latches, like twin hatchbacks headed away.

    ...
  • 2.
    It's okay if the world goes with Venetian;
    Who cares what Italians don't see?--
    Or with Man's Bluff (a temporary problem
    Healed by shrieks and cheating)--or with date:
    ...
  • 3.
    The ticket settles on my desk: a paper tongue
    pronouncing "Go away;" a flattened seed
    from which a thousand-mile leap through the air can grow.

    ...
  • 4.
    TURN out more ale, turn up the light;
    I will not go to bed to-night.
    Of all the foes that man should dread
    The first and worst one is a bed.
    ...
Total 4 Away Poems by Charles Harper Webb

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