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.
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  • 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

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