Treasure Island

George Hitchcock

(2 June 1914 – 27 August 2010 / Hood River, Oregon)

Poems of George Hitchcock

1. Afternoon in the Canyon 4/9/2012
2. Dawn 4/9/2012
3. Poem for Jean Varda 4/9/2012
4. Scattering Flowers 1/3/2003
5. The one whose Reproach I Cannot Evade 1/3/2003

Poem for Jean Varda

I apostrophize

panoplies & processions
caryatids with their sad hearts
& breasts of porphyry
all impossible carmines & ochres
nightingales in robes woven
of gelatin
agile prayers which dance in

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