May Swenson

(May 28, 1913 – December 4, 1989 / Utah)

May Swenson Poems

1. Question 1/13/2003
2. Water Picture 1/20/2003
3. Blue 1/20/2003
4. The Woods At Night 1/13/2003
5. That the Soul May Wax Plump 1/20/2003
6. Little Lion Face 1/20/2003
7. Bleeding 4/1/2010
8. Women 4/1/2010
9. Staying At Ed's Place 4/1/2010
10. The Shape of Death 4/1/2010
11. Analysis Of Baseball 4/1/2010
12. The Tall Figures of Giacometti 4/1/2010
13. 7 Days on the Sea 4/1/2010
14. Motherhood 4/1/2010
15. October 4/1/2010
16. Kiwi 4/1/2010
17. Cardinal Ideograms 4/1/2010
18. Feel Me 4/1/2010
19. The James Bond Movie 4/1/2010
20. The Lowering 4/1/2010

Water Picture

In the pond in the park
all things are doubled:
Long buildings hang and
wriggle gently. Chimneys
are bent legs bouncing
on clouds below. A flag
wags like a fishhook
down there in the sky.

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