Edgar Bowers

(2 March 1924 - 4 February 2000 / Rome)

Poems of Edgar Bowers

1. Amor Vincit Omnia 1/13/2003
2. An Afternoon At The Beach 4/22/2010
3. Autumn Shade 4/22/2010
4. Clear-seeing 4/22/2010
5. Clothes 4/22/2010
6. For Louis Pasteur 1/20/2003
7. John 1/20/2003
8. The Mountain Cemetery 1/20/2003
9. The Poet Orders His Tomb 4/22/2010
10. The Stoic: For Laura Von Courten 4/22/2010
11. The Virgin Considered As A Picture 4/22/2010


Before he wrote a poem, he learned the measure
That living in the future gives a farm--
Propinquity of mules and cows, the charmed
Insouciance of hens, the fellowship,
At dawn, of seed-time and of harvest-time.
But when high noon gave way to evening, and
The fences lay, bent shadows, on the crops
And pastures to the yellowing trees, he felt
The presences he felt when, over rocks,

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