Joseph Brodsky Face Poems

  • 1.
    I was but what you'd brush
    with your palm, what your leaning
    brow would hunch to in evening's
    raven-black hush.
    ...
  • 2.
    It's not that the Muse feels like clamming up,
    it's more like high time for the lad's last nap.
    And the scarf-waving lass who wished him the best
    drives a steamroller across his chest.
    ...
  • 3.
    1. E. Larionova
    E. Larionova. Brunette. A colonel's
    and a typist's daughter. Looked
    at you like someone studying a clockface.
    ...
  • 4.
    About a year has passed. I've returned to the place of the battle,
    to its birds that have learned their unfolding of wings
    from a subtle
    lift of a surprised eyebrow, or perhaps from a razor blade
    ...
  • 5.
    In such an inexplicable blue,
    Upon the stonework to embark,
    The little ship of glowing hue
    Appears in Alexander Park.
    ...
  • 6.
    All the huskies are eaten. There is no space
    left in the diary, And the beads of quick
    words scatter over his spouse's sepia-shaded face
    adding the date in question like a mole to her lovely cheek.
    ...
Total 6 Face Poems by Joseph Brodsky

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