Edgar Bowers

(2 March 1924 - 4 February 2000 / Rome)

Edgar Bowers Poems

1. For Louis Pasteur 1/20/2003
2. Amor Vincit Omnia 1/13/2003
3. John 1/20/2003
4. The Virgin Considered As A Picture 4/22/2010
5. The Poet Orders His Tomb 4/22/2010
6. The Mountain Cemetery 1/20/2003
7. Clothes 4/22/2010
8. Autumn Shade 4/22/2010
9. The Stoic: For Laura Von Courten 4/22/2010
10. An Afternoon At The Beach 4/22/2010
11. Clear-seeing 4/22/2010
12. Mary 11/29/2014

John

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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