Robert Penn Warren

(April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989 / United States)

Robert Penn Warren Poems

1. San Francisco Night Windows 1/20/2003
2. A Way To Love God 1/20/2003
3. Dead Horse In Field 4/22/2010
4. Waiting 9/8/2011
5. Mortal Limit 1/20/2003
6. Tell Me A Story 1/20/2003
7. Evening Hawk 1/20/2003
8. True Love 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Robert Penn Warren

True Love

In silence the heart raves.It utters words
Meaningless, that never had
A meaning.I was ten, skinny, red-headed,

Freckled.In a big black Buick,
Driven by a big grown boy, with a necktie, she sat
In front of the drugstore, sipping something

Through a straw. There is nothing like
Beauty. It stops your heart.It
Thickens your blood.It stops your breath.It

Makes you feel dirty.You need a hot bath.
I leaned against a telephone pole, and watched.
I thought I would die if she saw me.

How could I exist in the same world with that brightness?
Two ...

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