Edgar Bowers Long Poems

  • 1.
    Iâ??ll go among the dead to see my friend.
    The place I leave is beautiful: the sea
    Repeats the windsâ?? far swell in its long sound,
    And, there beside it, houses solemnly
  • 2.

    The autumn shade is thin. Grey leaves lie faint
  • 3.
    All winter long you listened for the boom
    Of distant cannon wheeled into their place.
    Sometimes outside beneath a bombersâ?? moon
    You stood alone to watch the searchlights trace
  • 4.
    Bavaria, 1946

    The clairvoyante, a major generalâ??s wife,
  • 5.
    Her unawed face, whose pose so long assumed
    Is touched with what reality we feel,
    Bends to itself and, to itself resumed,
    Restores a tender fiction to the real.
  • 6.
    The angel of self-discipline, her guardian
    Since she first knew and had to go away
    From home that spring to have her child with strangers,
    Sustained her, till the vanished boy next door
  • 7.
    With their harsh leaves old rhododendrons fill
    The crevices in grave plots' broken stones.
    The bees renew the blossoms they destroy,
    While in the burning air the pines rise still,
Total 7 Long Poems by Edgar Bowers

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