Joseph Brodsky Future Poems

  • 1.
    I said fate plays a game without a score,
    and who needs fish if you've got caviar?
    The triumph of the Gothic style would come to pass
    and turn you on--no need for coke, or grass.
    ...
  • 2.
    1. E. Larionova
    E. Larionova. Brunette. A colonel's
    and a typist's daughter. Looked
    at you like someone studying a clockface.
    ...
  • 3.
    As though the mercury's under its tongue, it won't
    talk. As though with the mercury in its sphincter,
    immobile, by a leaf-coated pond
    a statue stands white like a blight of winter.
    ...
  • 4.
    ...and when "the future" is uttered, swarms of mice
    rush out of the Russian language and gnaw a piece
    of ripened memory which is twice
    as hole-ridden as real cheese.
    ...
  • 5.
    Twice I awoke this night, and went
    to the window. The streetlamps were
    a fragment of a sentence spoken in sleep,
    leading to nothing, like omission points,
    ...
Total 5 Future Poems by Joseph Brodsky

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