Howard Nemerov

(29 February 1920 – 5 July 1991 / New York City, New York)

A Life


Innocence?
In a sense.
In no sense!

Was that it?
Was that it?
Was that it?

That was it.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Rookie man kiva (8/31/2008 1:42:00 PM)

    I wonder if this poem was inspired by his sister, Diane Arbus, and her suicide... (Report) Reply

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