Nick Flynn Head Poems

  • 1.
    It nests in the hollow of my pelvis, I carry it with both hands, as if
    offering my stomach, as if it were pulling me forward.

    At night the sun leaks from it, it turns cold, I sleep with it
    ...
  • 2.
    Hover
    the imagined center, our tongues
    grew long to please it, licking

    ...
  • 3.
    He reads my latest attempt at a poem
    and is silent for a long time, until it feels
    like that night we waited for Apollo,
    my mother wandering in and out of her bedroom, asking,
    ...
Total 3 Head Poems by Nick Flynn

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Her Toys
 by Robert Service

I sat her in her baby chair,
And set upon its tray
Her kewpie doll and teddy bear,
But no, she would not play.
Although they looked so wistfully
Her favour to implore,
She laughed at me with elfin glee
And dashed them to the floor.
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