Jay Alexander


Jay Alexander Poems

1. Autumn 2/24/2012
2. The Lesson 2/24/2012
3. Timeless 11/26/2013
4. I Know A Girl......... 12/11/2013
5. For K. 12/11/2013
6. The Measure 12/11/2013
7. Fish Stones 12/11/2013
8. Maidan Square, Kiev 20.2.14 4/19/2014
9. The Great Library Burn 1/6/2016
10. The Bind 1/6/2016
11. Room 888 1/6/2016
12. Bingo! 1/6/2016
13. Cartography 1/6/2016
14. Ruined 1/6/2016
15. Notes From A Darker Ground 1/6/2016
16. Variations - Distances 1/6/2016
17. Somewhere Else…... 1/6/2016
18. The Plastic Swan And Rubber Duck 1/6/2016
19. Metaphysics In Winter 1/6/2016
20. The Bored. A Pindaric Ode 1/6/2016
21. Causality 1/6/2016
22. April 1/6/2016
23. Over Wind! 1/6/2016
24. Alpha Beaters 1/6/2016
25. Canal Blues 1/6/2016
26. Ted 1/6/2016
27. Narrow 1/6/2016
28. Arise 1/6/2016
29. The War Of The Whorls 1/6/2016
30. Twenty Fifth Street 1/24/2014
31. Land Job 1/6/2016
32. There Were Horses 11/26/2013
33. Ravenna 12/23/2013
34. Alphabet Soup 1/6/2016
35. Italian Morning. 12/23/2013
36. Dark Arts 2/24/2012
37. Translucence 12/11/2013
Best Poem of Jay Alexander

Translucence

The waves break like signs
Rise and fall,
Crash into spraying light,
Bright, tight, hold,
The shards unfold,
Beneath a gaping sight,
Fresh as the breath of a cold night;
The scattering sounds flee,
That preying might,
Which will not leave a,
Stone unturned,
And burn into a loose mind;
Once more an umpteenth time,
Smash onto the shore,
Fiery bright.

There's no respite,
From this aching noise,
The buoys bounce,
Strain from stories
Told and retold;
Then pick up some slimy dust,
As day breaks through,
And if ...

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The Lesson

Though we grew up
With green
We got to know blue and yellow
And a sunny black.

Although we met tallness,
We could cup
Tiny furry creatures
In our hands,

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