Treasure Island

Alan Dugan

(12 February 1923 - 3 September 2003 / New York City, New York)

On Looking for Models

The trees in time
have something else to do
besides their treeing. What is it.
I'm a starving to death
man myself, and thirsty, thirsty
by their fountains but I cannot drink
their mud and sunlight to be whole.
I do not understand these presences
that drink for months

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