Treasure Island

Allen Tate

(19 November 1899 - 9 February 1979 / Winchester, Kentucky)

Poems of Allen Tate

1. A Carrion 4/21/2010
2. A Pauper 4/21/2010
3. Aeneas At Washington 4/21/2010
4. Art 4/21/2010
5. Causerie 4/21/2010
6. Correspondences 4/21/2010
7. Death Of Little Boys 4/21/2010
8. DITTY 4/21/2010
9. Eclogue Of The Liberal And The Poet 4/21/2010
10. Elegy 4/21/2010
11. Emblems 4/21/2010
12. False Nightmare 4/21/2010
13. Farewell To Anactoria 4/21/2010
14. Fragment Of A Meditation 4/21/2010
15. Homily 4/21/2010
16. Horatian Epode To The Duchess Of Malfi 4/21/2010
17. Idiot 4/21/2010
18. Ignis Fatuus 4/21/2010
19. Inside And Outside 4/21/2010
20. Jubilo 4/21/2010

A Pauper

. . . and the children's teeth shall be set on edge.

I see him old, trapped in a burly house
Cold in the angry spitting of a rain
Come down these sixty years.

Why vehemently
Astride the threshold do I wait, marking
The ice softly pendent on his broken temple?

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