Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Stevie Smith Poems

1. Was He Married? 4/8/2010
2. To the Tune of the Coventry Carol 4/8/2010
3. Thoughts About The Person From Porlock 4/8/2010
4. The Suburban Classes 4/8/2010
5. The Reason 1/3/2003
6. The Pleasures of Friendship 1/3/2003
7. The Jungle Husband 1/3/2003
8. The Face 4/8/2010
9. The Airy Christ 4/8/2010
10. Tenuous and Precarious 1/3/2003
11. Tender Only To One 4/8/2010
12. Sunt Leones 1/3/2003
13. Pretty 4/7/2004
14. Pad, Pad 1/3/2003
15. Our Bog is Dood 1/3/2003
16. Not Waving but Drowning 1/3/2003
17. Nor We of Her to Him 1/3/2003
18. Never Again 1/3/2003
19. My Soul 4/8/2010
20. My Heart Was Full 1/3/2003

Pad, Pad

I always remember your beautiful flowers
And the beautiful kimono you wore
When you sat on the couch
With that tigerish crouch
And told me you loved me no more.

What I cannot remember is how I felt when you were unkind
All I know is, if you were unkind now I should not mind.
Ah me, the power to feel exaggerated, angry and sad

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