Gregory Corso

(26 March 1930 – 17 January 2001 / New York City, New York)

Gregory Corso Poems

1. BOMB 1/13/2003
2. Last Night I Drove A Car 1/13/2003
3. I Am 25 1/13/2003
4. The Mad Yak 1/13/2003
5. Destiny 1/13/2003
6. I Held A Shelley Manuscript 1/13/2003
7. To a downfallen rose 6/17/2003
8. Marriage 4/15/2010
9. Humanity 4/15/2010
10. The Whole Mess... Almost 4/15/2010
11. Writ On The Steps Of Puerto Rican Harlem 4/15/2010
12. 1959 4/15/2010
13. America Politica Historia, In Spontaneity 4/15/2010
14. Writ On The Eve Of My 32nd Birthday 4/15/2010
15. The American Way 4/15/2010
16. Birthplace Revisited 4/15/2010
17. Elegiac Feelings American 4/15/2010
18. Transformation & Escape 4/15/2010
19. Gregory Corso 4/19/2012

To a downfallen rose

When I laid aside the verses of Mimnermus,
I lived a life of canned heat and raw hands,
alone, not far from my body did I wander,
walked with a hope of a sudden dreamy forest of gold.
O rose, downfallen, bend your huge vegetic back;
eye down the imposter sun...in winter dream
sulk your rosefamed head into the bile of golden giant,
ah, rose, augment the rose further still!
whence upon that self-created dive in Eden

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