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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.

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

Comment 4 of 4, added on August 4th, 2014 at 4:49 PM.

OgEP7Y Fantastic blog article.Thanks Again. Fantastic.

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Comment 3 of 4, added on July 18th, 2014 at 3:23 PM.

4zoQXj Very good blog post. Cool.

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Comment 2 of 4, added on January 10th, 2011 at 7:49 PM.

Yo Dawg, I so wanna eat a bagel right now, put some fried chicken on that shat! xD

Eric Jackson from Canada

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