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Charles Simic - How To Psalmodize

1. The Poet

Someone awake when others are sleeping,
Asleep when others are awake.
An illiterate who signs everything with an X.
A man about to be hanged cracking a joke.

     2. The Poem

It is a piece of meat
Carried by a burglar
To distract a watchdog.

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How To Psalmodize - Comments and Information

Poet: Charles Simic
Poem: How To Psalmodize
Volume: The Major Young Poets
Poem of the Day: Jun 10 2014

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