Learn More

Muriel Rukeyser

(December 15, 1913 – February 12, 1980 / New York City)

From A Play: Publisher's Song


I lie in the bath and I contemplate the toilet-paper:
Scottissue, 1000 sheets –
What a lot of pissin and shittin,
What a lot of pissin and shittin,
Enough for the poems of Shelley and Keats –
All the poems of Shelley and Keats.

Submitted: Thursday, December 15, 2011

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 (From A Play: Publisher's Song by Muriel Rukeyser )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Go from me, summer friends, and tarry not:
I am no summer friend, but wintry cold,
A silly sheep benighted from the fold,
A sluggard with a thorn-choked garden plot.
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Thank all and smile, hasmukh amathalal
  2. O my Lord, gajanan mishra
  3. The Day Is Gone, And All Its Sweets Are .., Luo Zhihai
  4. Picturing, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Flag of peace, gajanan mishra
  6. Changing Positions, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Elevated Insight, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Teach them to love, Lubinda Lubinda
  9. Beyond The Ordinary, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. the comical dilemma with commas, Bull Hawking
[Hata Bildir]