John Ciardi


John Ciardi Poems

1. Why Nobody Pets The Lion At The Zoo 6/24/2014
2. Suburban 6/24/2013
3. Lines 6/24/2014
4. About The Teeth Of Sharks 6/24/2014
5. The Pilot In The Jungle 6/24/2014
6. White Heron 6/24/2013
7. Men Marry What They Need 6/24/2013
8. The Dolls 6/24/2014
9. Bees And Morning Glories 6/24/2014
10. Nothing Is Really Hard But To Be Real— 6/24/2014
11. Abundance 6/24/2014
12. An Apartment With A View 6/24/2014
13. The Catalpa 6/24/2014
14. Most Like An Arch This Marriage 6/24/2014
15. Port Of Aerial Embarkation 6/24/2014
16. An Emeritus Addresses The School 6/24/2014
17. High Tension Lines Across A Landscape 6/24/2014

Abundance

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Once I had 1000 roses.
Literally 1000 roses.
I was working for a florist
back in the shambling ‘Thirties
when iced skids of 250 roses
sold for $2 at Faneuil Hall.
So for $8 I bought

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