Kenneth Rexroth

(December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982 / South Bend, Indiana)

Floating


Our canoe idles in the idling current
Of the tree and vine and rush enclosed
Backwater of a torpid midwestern stream;
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  • Gold Star - 10,313 Points Kim Barney (1/20/2015 10:03:00 AM)

    Yes, I admit that I am old-fashioned, but seriously, this borders on pornography. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,375 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (1/20/2015 7:35:00 AM)

    Deep, still, deep within you, while time slides away,
    As the river slides beyond this lily bed,
    And the thieving moments fuse and disappear
    In our mortal, timeless flesh.......................................Wonderful journey with the gracious words. Beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,862 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (1/20/2015 2:15:00 AM)

    human with nature floating and the lines obviously beautifully arrayed nice poem the thieving moments fuse and disappear In our mortal, timeless flesh. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,862 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (1/20/2015 2:15:00 AM)

    human with nature floating and the lines obviously beautifully arrayed nice poem the thieving moments fuse and disappear In our mortal, timeless flesh. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Donatien Moisdon (1/23/2014 1:25:00 AM)

    Absolutely wonderful: so true and tender! And such talent to translate this experience into a poem! (Report) Reply

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