Kenneth Rexroth

(December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982 / South Bend, Indiana)

Kenneth Rexroth Poems

1. Vitamins And Roughage 4/7/2010
2. Sottoportico San Zaccaria 4/7/2010
3. The Wheel Revolves 4/7/2010
4. Climbing Milestone Mountain, August 22, 1937 4/7/2010
5. On What Planet 12/22/2011
6. Doubled Mirrors 12/22/2011
7. Hojoki 4/7/2010
8. Toward An Organic Philosophy 4/7/2010
9. Runaway 4/7/2010
10. Yin And Yang 4/7/2010
11. A Lesson In Geography 4/7/2010
12. Rogation Days 4/7/2010
13. Proust’s Madeleine 4/7/2010
14. Lyell’s Hypothesis Again 4/7/2010
15. Delia Rexroth 12/22/2011
16. Falling Leaves And Early Snow 12/22/2011
17. The Bad Old Days 4/7/2010
18. Discrimination 4/7/2010
19. Between Two Wars 12/22/2011
20. Confusion 4/7/2010
21. Thou Shalt Not Kill 4/7/2010
22. Floating 4/7/2010
23. Gic To Har 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Kenneth Rexroth

Gic To Har

It is late at night, cold and damp
The air is filled with tobacco smoke.
My brain is worried and tired.
I pick up the encyclopedia,
The volume GIC to HAR,
It seems I have read everything in it,
So many other nights like this.
I sit staring empty-headed at the article Grosbeak,
Listening to the long rattle and pound
Of freight cars and switch engines in the distance.
Suddenly I remember
Coming home from swimming
In Ten Mile Creek,
Over the long moraine in the early summer evening,
My hair wet, smelling of waterweeds and mud.
I remember a sycamore in ...

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A Lesson In Geography

The stars of the Great Bear drift apart
The Horse and the Rider together northeastward
Alpha and Omega asunder
The others diversely
There are rocks
On the earth more durable
Than the configurations of heaven
Species now motile and sanguine
Shall see the stars in new clusters

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