Kenneth Fearing

(1902 - 1961 / Illinois / United States)

Kenneth Fearing Poems

1. Evening Song 1/3/2003
2. Aphrodite Metropolis 1/3/2003
3. Love 20¢ The First Quarter Mile 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Kenneth Fearing

Love 20¢ The First Quarter Mile

All right. I may have lied to you and about you, and made a few
pronouncements a bit too sweeping, perhaps, and possibly forgotten
to tag the bases here or there,
And damned your extravagence, and maligned your tastes, and libeled
your relatives, and slandered a few of your friends,
O.K.,
Nevertheless, come back.

Come home. I will agree to forget the statements that you issued so
copiously to the neighbors and the press,
And you will forget that figment of your imagination, the blonde from Detroit;
I will agree that your lady friend who lives above us is not ...

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