Weldon Kees Time Poems

  • 1.
    Will there be time for eggnogs and eclogues
    In the place where weâ??re going?
    Said the spider to the fly.

  • 2.
    To Ernest Brace

    "And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was
    about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto
  • 3.
    â??I want to get away somewhere and re-read Proust,â?
    Said an editor of Fortune to a man on Time.
    But the fire roared and died, the phoenix quacked like a goose,
    And all roads to the country fray like shawls
  • 4.
    Butcher the evil millionaire, peasant,
    And leave him stinking in the square.
    Torture the chancellor. Leave the ambassador
    Strung by his thumbs from the pleasant
  • 5.

  • 6.
    The tower bell in the Tenth Street Church
    Rang out nostalgia for the refugee
    Who knew the source of bells by sound.
    We liked it, but in ignorance.
  • 7.
    The surgical mask, the rubber teat
    Are singed, give off an evil smell.
    You seem to weep more now that heat
    Spreads everywhere we look.
Total 7 Time Poems by Weldon Kees

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