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(1925 - / Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Poems of Jack Gilbert

1. A Brief for the Defense 5/4/2012
2. Divorce 1/13/2003
3. Failing and Flying 5/4/2012
4. Going There 5/4/2012
5. Horses at Midnight without a Moon 5/4/2012
6. In Dispraise Of Poetry 1/13/2003
7. In Umbria 1/1/2004
8. Portrait Number Five: Against A New York Summer 1/1/2004
9. Rain 1/13/2003
10. Recovering Amid The Farms 1/13/2003
11. Searching For Pittsburgh 1/13/2003
12. South 5/4/2012
13. Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina 5/4/2012
14. Tear It Down 1/13/2003
15. Tear It Down 5/4/2012
16. The Abnormal Is Not Courage 1/13/2003
17. The Forgotten Dialect Of The Heart 1/13/2003
18. The Great Fires 1/13/2003
19. The Mistake 5/4/2012

In Dispraise Of Poetry

When the King of Siam disliked a courtier,
he gave him a beautiful white elephant.
The miracle beast deserved such ritual
that to care for him properly meant ruin.
Yet to care for him improperly was worse.
It appears the gift could not be refused.


Anonymous submission.

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