Edgar Bowers Time Poems

  • 1.

    The autumn shade is thin. Grey leaves lie faint
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    Before he wrote a poem, he learned the measure
    That living in the future gives a farm--
    Propinquity of mules and cows, the charmed
    Insouciance of hens, the fellowship,
  • 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.
    I summon up Panofskv from his bed
    Among the famous dead
    To build a tomb which, since I am not read,
    Suffers the stone-s mortality instead;
  • 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 Time Poems by Edgar Bowers

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Time 7 Long 7 Change 5 Final 5 Child 5 Death 4 Life 4 Place 4 Joy 4 High 4

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