Lawrence Beck


Poems of Lawrence Beck

1. A Trifle -new- 7/10/2014
2. Afterward 3/20/2014
3. Almost a Fairy Tale -new- 7/12/2014
4. Another of Those Who Have Given the Art the Odor of Excrement 5/6/2014
5. At Last 5/1/2014
6. Boys' Club 4/18/2014
7. But He Chooses to Continue On 4/24/2014
8. Can't Keep a Palm Tree Alive on the Prairie 6/23/2014
9. Consumption 5/25/2014
10. D-Day 6/6/2014
11. Dynamism -new- 7/20/2014
12. Eastern Colorado Dream 4/18/2014
13. Fall Guy 5/9/2014
14. Fever 6/4/2014
15. For J 7/2/2014
16. For Want of Spandex Suits 5/17/2014
17. Godlike -new- 7/23/2014
18. Good Night 4/28/2014
19. Gray Day 6/22/2014
20. How I Spent My Vacation 6/20/2014

Afterward

I stare out, across the bay, at
Anchored ships, which must
Have names, though I am
Ignorant of them. I stare down
At my empty glass. Something's
Wrong; I'll grant you that, and
Someone's missing, I suppose.
My dinner burns. My bed's
Unmade. The ships will leave.

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