Robert Lowell

(1917 - 1977 / Boston / United States)

For the Union Dead


The old South Boston Aquarium stands
in a Sahara of snow now. Its broken windows are boarded.
The bronze weathervane cod has lost half its scales.
........................
........................
read full text »

Form:


Do you like this poem?
3 person liked.
4 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (For the Union Dead by Robert Lowell )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Frank Papaycik (7/21/2010 10:40:00 AM)

    GLORY

    Perhaps
    Keats
    Ozymandius
    one
    or the
    other
    was right
    The Instant
    The Memory are
    The Fleet
    The Monument
    remains for ever
    withstanding
    The Vagaries of
    The Moment (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Gerard Manley Hopkins

To Christ our Lord


I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king-
dom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ada Cambridge

 

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Taken As Directed., Norman Jin Shyr Wang
  2. Exercises Of The Mind, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Accounting For Passion, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Poetry, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  5. The Best Is To Forget, Shalom Freedman
  6. Esta noche, Sergio Jaime
  7. My Pen Is Happy, King Happy
  8. All of The Above, King Happy
  9. In a Minute, King Happy
  10. Knowing and accepting, gajanan mishra
[Hata Bildir]