Nick Flynn Silence Poems

  • 1.
    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,
    ...
  • 2.
    Children under, say, ten, shouldn't know
    that the universe is ever-expanding,
    inexorably pushing into the vacuum, galaxies

    ...
Total 2 Silence Poems by Nick Flynn

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Ernest Dowson Poem
Vanitas
 by Ernest Dowson

Beyond the need of weeping,
Beyond the reach of hands,
May she be quietly sleeping,
In what dim nebulous lands?
Ah, she who understands!

The long, long winter weather,
These many years and days,
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