Louise Bogan Wind Poems

  • 1.
    The dark is thrown
    Back from the brightness, like hair
    Cast over a shoulder.
    I am alone,
  • 2.
    We have struck the regions wherein we are keel or reef.
    The wind breaks over us,
    And against high sharp angles almost splits into words,
    And these are of fear or grief.
  • 3.
    Since you would claim the sources of my thought
    Recall the meshes whence it sprang unlimed,
    The reedy traps which other hands have times
    To close upon it. Conjure up the hot
  • 4.

  • 5.
    Here, in the withered arbor, like the arrested wind,
    Straight sides, carven knees,
    Stands the statue, with hands flung out in alarm
    Or remonstrances.
  • 6.
    You have put your two hands upon me, and your mouth,
    You have said my name as a prayer.
    Here where trees are planted by the water
    I have watched your eyes, cleansed from regret,
Total 6 Wind Poems by Louise Bogan

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