Philip Levine

(January 10, 1928 / Detroit, Michigan)

Philip Levine Poems

1. A Sleepless Night 1/13/2003
2. An Abandoned Factory, Detroit 1/13/2003
3. What Work Is 1/13/2003
4. The Simple Truth 1/13/2003
5. A Woman Waking 1/13/2003
6. Animals Are Passing From Our Lives 1/13/2003
7. Among Children 1/13/2003
8. Call It Music 1/13/2003
9. Bitterness 1/13/2003
10. Clouds 1/13/2003
11. Any Night 1/13/2003
12. An Ending 1/13/2003
13. Another Song 1/13/2003
14. Clouds Above The Sea 1/13/2003
15. Coming Close 1/13/2003
16. Detroit Grease Shop Poem 1/13/2003
17. Black Stone On Top Of Nothing 1/13/2003
18. At Bessemer 1/13/2003
19. Berenda Slough 1/13/2003
20. Father 1/13/2003

Mad Day In March

Beaten like an old hound
Whimpering by the stove,
I complicate the pain
That smarts with promised love.
The oilstove falls, the rain,
Forecast, licks at my wound;
Ice forms, clips the green shoot,
And strikes the wren house mute.

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