Jack Spicer Blue Poems

  • 1.
    Your joke
    Is like a lake
    That lies there without any thought
    And sees
  • 2.
    <I>A Translation for Steve Jonas</i>

    Along East River and the Bronx
    The kids were singing, showing off their bodies
  • 3.
    Plague took us and the land from under us,
    Rose like a boil, enclosing us within.
    We waited and the blue skies writhed awhile
    Becoming black with death.
  • 4.
    A Postscript for Marianne Moore

    No one exactly knows
    Exactly how clouds look in the sky
Total 4 Blue Poems by Jack Spicer

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Love 8 I Love You 8 Water 7 Night 5 Poetry 5 Ocean 5 People 4 Blue 4 Good 4 Heart 4

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Villanelle Of His Lady's Treasures
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I took her dainty eyes, as well
As silken tendrils of her hair:
And so I made a Villanelle!

I took her voice, a silver bell,
As clear as song, as soft as prayer;
I took her dainty eyes as well.


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