Kenneth Koch Away Poems

  • 1.
    Is the governor falling
    From a great height?
    Arm in arm we fled the brassiere factory,
    The motion-boat stayed on the shore!
  • 2.
    Patrizia doesn't want to
    Talk about love she
    Says she just
    Wants to make
  • 3.
    I chopped down the house that you had been saving to live in next summer.
    I am sorry, but it was morning, and I had nothing to do
    and its wooden beams were so inviting.
  • 4.
    It takes a lot of a person's life
    To be French, or English, or American
    Or Italian. And to be at any age. To live at any certain time.
    The Polish-born resident of Manhattan is not merely a representative of
  • 5.
    Leo bends over his desk
    Gazing at a memorandum
    While Stuart stands beside him
    With a smile, saying,
  • 6.
    The Magic of Numbersâ??1

    How strange it was to hear the furniture being moved around in the apartment upstairs!
    I was twenty-six, and you were twenty-two.
  • 7.
    A serious moment for the water is
    when it boils
    And though one usually regards it
    merely as a convenience
  • 8.

    At the Poem Society a black-haired man stands up to say
    -You make me sick with all your talk about restraint and mature talent!
Total 8 Away Poems by Kenneth Koch

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