Donald Hall

(20 September 1928 - / Hamden / Connecticut)

Donald Hall Poems

1. Affirmation 1/3/2003
2. Name Of Horses 1/3/2003
3. Distressed Haiku 1/3/2003
4. An old life 1/3/2003
5. White Apples 1/3/2003
6. Christmas party at the South Danbury Church 1/3/2003
7. The Man In The Dead Machine 1/3/2003
8. Sudden Things 1/3/2003
9. A Poet at Twenty 1/3/2003
10. Wolf Knife 1/3/2003
11. Je Suis une table 1/3/2003
12. Mount Kearsarge Shines 1/3/2003
13. The Alligator Bride 1/3/2003
14. Safe Sex 3/16/2012
15. Gold 3/16/2012
16. The Painted Bed 3/16/2012
17. Ox Cart Man 3/16/2012
18. The Things 3/16/2012
19. Tubes 3/16/2012
20. Olives 11/29/2014

The Alligator Bride

The clock of my days winds down.
The cat eats sparrows outside my window.
Once, she brought me a small rabbit
which we devoured together, under
the Empire Table
while the men shrieked
repossessing the gold umbrella.

Now the beard on my clock turns white.

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