Charles Simic

(9 May 1938)

Poems of Charles Simic

1. A Book Full of Pictures 1/13/2003
2. Against Winter 1/13/2003
3. Clouds Gathering 1/13/2003
4. Country Fair 1/13/2003
5. Errata 1/13/2003
6. Eyes Fastened With Pins 1/13/2003
7. Heights Of Folly 1/13/2003
8. Hotel Insomnia 1/13/2003
9. Late September 1/20/2003
10. Paradise Motel 1/13/2003
11. Pocket Theatre 1/13/2003
12. Private Eye 1/13/2003
13. Read Your Fate 1/13/2003
14. Summer In The Country 1/13/2003
15. Talking To Little Birdies 1/13/2003
16. The Bather 1/13/2003
17. The Initiate 1/13/2003
18. The Oldest Child 1/13/2003
19. The Partial Explanation 1/13/2003
20. The School Of Metaphysics 1/13/2003

Late September

The mail truck goes down the coast
Carrying a single letter.
At the end of a long pier
The bored seagull lifts a leg now and then
And forgets to put it down.
There is a menace in the air
Of tragedies in the making.

Last night you thought you heard television

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