Jack Spicer Night Poems

  • 1.
    <I>A Translation for Steve Jonas</i>

    Along East River and the Bronx
    The kids were singing, showing off their bodies
  • 2.
    Listen, you silk-hearted bastard,
    I said in the bar last night,
    You wear those dream clothes
    Like a swan out of water.
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  • 4.
    A Postscript for Marianne Moore

    No one exactly knows
    Exactly how clouds look in the sky
  • 5.
    When the trains come into strange cities
    The citizens come out to meet the strangers.
    I love you, Jack, he said
    I love you, Jack, he said
Total 5 Night Poems by Jack Spicer

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