Joyce Sutphen Heart Poems

  • 1.
    I feel older, younger, both
    at once. Every time I win,
    I lose. Every time I count,
    I forget and must begin again.
  • 2.
    It was homemade and primitive,
    like pulling a tooth with a string
    and a slamming door, like taking out
    an appendix by kerosene light
  • 3.
    I'll know the names of all of the birds
    and flowers, and not only that, I'll
    tell you the name of the piano player
    I'm hearing right now on the kitchen
Total 3 Heart Poems by Joyce Sutphen

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Together 7 Time 6 Away 6 White 5 Place 4 Never 4 Beneath 3 Thought 3 Door 3 Heart 3

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From 'Pauline'
 by Robert Browning

O God, where does this tend-these struggling aims?
What would I have? What is this -sleep-, which seems
To bound all? can there be a -waking- point
Of crowning life? The soul would never rule-
It would be first in all things-it would have
Its utmost pleasure filled,-but that complete
Commanding for commanding sickens it.
The last point I can trace is, rest beneath

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