Mark Van Doren

(June 13, 1894 – December 10, 1972 / Hope, Illinois,)

Poems of Mark Van Doren

1. After Long Drought 1/3/2003
2. Born Brothers 1/3/2003
3. Dunce Songs : 9 1/3/2003
4. Farewell and Thanksgiving 1/3/2003
5. He Loves Me 1/3/2003
6. Morning Worship 1/3/2003
7. Nothing Stays 1/3/2003
8. Our Lady Peace 1/3/2003
9. Spring Thunder 1/3/2003
10. The Deepest Dream 1/3/2003

Nothing Stays

Nothing stays
not even change,
That can grow tired
of it's own name;
The very thought
too much for it.

Somewhere in air
a stillness is,
So far, so thin-
But let it alone.
Whoever we are
it is not for us

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