Treasure Island

Kenneth Patchen

(13 December 1911 - 8 January 1972 / Ohio)

Poems of Kenneth Patchen

Irkalla's White Caves

I believe that a young woman
Is standing in a circle of lions
In the other side of the sky.

In a little while I must carry her the flowers
Which only fade here; and she will not cry
If my hands are not very full.

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