Learn More

Gregory Corso

(26 March 1930 – 17 January 2001 / New York City, New York)

Birthplace Revisited


I stand in the dark light in the dark
street
and look up at my window, I was
born there.
The lights are on; other people are
moving about.
I am with raincoat; cigarette in
mouth,
hat over eye, hand on gat.
I cross the street and enter the
building.
The garbage cans haven't stopped
smelling.
I walk up the first flight; Dirty Ears
aims a knife at me…
I pump him full of lost watches.

Submitted: Thursday, April 15, 2010

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Birthplace Revisited by Gregory Corso )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  5. Alone, Maya Angelou
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  9. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  10. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Christmas, Michael P. McParland
  2. Change And Hope? What A Joke., Michael P. McParland
  3. Candy, Michael P. McParland
  4. Can I Belong?, Michael P. McParland
  5. Calling Voice, Michael P. McParland
  6. Calling Out, Michael P. McParland
  7. Caged, Michael P. McParland
  8. Meeting Nan, Lynn Anne Brown
  9. Pantry Of Thoughts, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. Diagrams Of Language, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
[Hata Bildir]