Treasure Island

Richard Wilbur

(March 1, 1921)

Poems of Richard Wilbur

1. A Fable 1/3/2003
2. A Fire-Truck 1/13/2003
3. A Hole In The Floor 1/13/2003
4. A World Without Objects is a Sensible Emptiness 6/23/2003
5. Advice to a Prophet 1/3/2003
6. Boy at the Window 1/3/2003
7. Epistemology 8/12/2003
8. Exeunt 1/3/2003
9. For K.R. on her Sixtieth Birthday 1/3/2003
10. Having Misidentified a Wild-Flower 1/3/2003
11. In a Churchyard 6/29/2003
12. In the Smoking Car 1/3/2003
13. Juggler 7/3/2003
14. June Light 1/20/2003
15. Love Calls Us To The Things Of This World 1/13/2003
16. March 26, 1974 1/3/2003
17. Matthew VIII,28 ff. 1/3/2003
18. Museum Piece 1/3/2003
19. Orchard Trees, January 1/3/2003
20. Parable 1/3/2003

A Hole In The Floor

for Rene Magritte

The carpenter's made a hole
In the parlor floor, and I'm standing
Staring down into it now
At four o'clock in the evening,
As Schliemann stood when his shovel
Knocked on the crowns of Troy.

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