Charles Simic

(9 May 1938)

Charles Simic Poems

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

Eyes Fastened With Pins

How much death works,
No one knows what a long
Day he puts in. The little
Wife always alone
Ironing death's laundry.
The beautiful daughters
Setting death's supper table.
The neighbors playing
Pinochle in the backyard

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