Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
December 7th, 2016 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 318,524 comments.
David Ignatow - The Bagel

I stopped to pick up the bagel
rolling away in the wind,
annoyed with myself
for having dropped it
as if it were a portent.
Faster and faster it rolled,
with me running after it
bent low, gritting my teeth,
and I found myself doubled over
and rolling down the street
head over heels, one complete somersault
after another like a bagel
and strangely happy with myself.

Share |

Added: Feb 20 2003 | Viewed: 4325 times | Comments and analysis of The Bagel by David Ignatow Comments (11)

The Bagel - Comments and Information

Poet: David Ignatow
Poem: The Bagel
Volume: Against the Evidence: Selected Poems 1934-1994

Comment 11 of 11, added on November 26th, 2016 at 2:25 PM.
yzyNiiNoUFj

RPPCCv There as certainly a great deal to know about this topic. I love all of the points you made.

subastian from Czech Republic
Comment 10 of 11, added on January 1st, 2016 at 12:35 PM.
TvNOLBdTLXzypaNcmB

Ld6tTL

pApnFPXaE from Antigua and Barbuda
Comment 9 of 11, added on November 9th, 2015 at 10:53 PM.
mxVQbifeHf

sLaoFz This particular blog is without a doubt interesting and besides factual. I have picked up helluva interesting things out of this source. I ad love to return again soon. Thanks a lot!

crork service from United Kingdom

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Bagel, has received 11 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Ignatow Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links