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(10 November 1913 – 14 May 2000 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Poems of Karl Shapiro

1. A Garden In Chicago 1/13/2003
2. Aside 4/16/2010
3. Buick 4/16/2010
4. California Winter 3/1/2004
5. Conscription Camp 4/16/2010
6. Going to School 4/16/2010
7. Love for a Hand 4/16/2010
8. Manhole Covers 1/13/2003
9. Sunday: New Guinea 4/16/2010
10. The Alphabet 4/16/2010
11. The Conscientious Objector 4/16/2010
12. The Dome Of Sunday 4/16/2010
13. The Fly 4/16/2010
14. The Intellectual 4/16/2010
15. The Olive Tree 1/13/2003
16. The Piano Tuner’s Wife 4/16/2010
17. Troop Train 4/16/2010
18. University 4/16/2010

The Olive Tree

Save for a lusterless honing-stone of moon
The sky stretches its flawless canopy
Blue as the blue silk of the Jewish flag
Over the valley and out to sea.
It is bluest just above the olive tree.
You cannot find in twisted Italy
So straight a one; it stands not on a crag,
Is not humpbacked with bearing in scored stone,
But perfectly erect in my front yard,

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