Robert Lowell Speak Poems

  • 1.
    "The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
    Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
    My hopped up husband drops his home disputes,
    and hits the streets to cruise for prostitutes,
    ...
  • 2.
    An old man in Concord forgets to go to morning service. He falls asleep, while reading Vergil, and dreams that he is Aeneas at the funeral of Pallas, an Italian prince.


    The sun is blue and scarlet on my page,
    ...
  • 3.
    'It is the future generation that presses into being by means of
    these exuberant feelings and supersensible soap bubbles of ours.'
    - Schopenhauer

    ...
  • 4.
    [February 1954]
    Your nurse could only speak Italian,
    but after twenty minutes I could imagine your final week,
    and tears ran down my cheeks....
    ...
  • 5.
    My old flame, my wife!
    Remember our lists of birds?
    One morning last summer, I drove
    by our house in Maine. It was still
    ...
Total 5 Speak Poems by Robert Lowell

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The Three Bares
 by Robert Service

Ma tried to wash her garden slacks but couldn't get 'em clean
And so she thought she'd soak 'em in a bucket o' benzine.
It worked all right. She wrung 'em out then wondered what she'd do
With all that bucket load of high explosive residue.
She knew that it was dangerous to scatter it around,
For Grandpa liked to throw his lighted matches on the ground.
Somehow she didn't dare to pour it down the kitchen sink,
And what the heck to do with it, poor Ma jest couldn't think.
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