Jack Spicer

(30 January 1925 - 17 August 1965 / Los Angeles, California)

Fifteen False Propositions Against God - Section XIV


If the diamond ring turns brass
Mama's going to buy you a looking glass
Marianne Moore and Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams
going on a picnic together when they were all students at the
University of Pennsylvania
Now they are all over seventy and the absent baby
Is a mirror sheltering their image.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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