Jack Spicer Ocean Poems

  • 1.
    <i>A Translation for Robert Jones</i>

    A diamond
    Is there
    ...
  • 2.
    Any fool can get into an ocean
    But it takes a Goddess
    To get out of one.
    Whatâ??s true of oceans is true, of course,
    ...
  • 3.
    Coming at an end, the lovers
    Are exhausted like two swimmers. Where
    Did it end? There is no telling. No love is
    Like an ocean with the dizzy procession of the waves' boundaries
    ...
  • 4.
    A Postscript for Marianne Moore

    No one exactly knows
    Exactly how clouds look in the sky
    ...
  • 5.
    This ocean, humiliating in its disguises
    Tougher than anything.
    No one listens to poetry. The ocean
    Does not mean to be listened to. A drop
    ...
Total 5 Ocean Poems by Jack Spicer

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