Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
September 19th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 278,943 comments.
David Lehman - To The Author Of Glare

There comes a time when the story turns into twenty
different stories and soon after that he academy of shadows
retreats to the cave of a solitary boy in a thriving

metropolis where no one remembers the original story
whic is, of course, a sign of its great success: to be forgotten
implies you were once known, and that is something we

can prize more than the gesture greater than the achievement:
but I wander from the main point: the main point is one
among many fine dots so fine you need a microscope to see them

but then they multiply like germs: the work of the deepest cells
is ergonomically incorrect, but effective nevertheless, like
my footprints in the snow leading to you, wou would be my father

if this were a dream and I on the verge of waking up somewhere
other than home: but the hours remain ours, though they
were gone almost as soon as they arrived, hat and coat in hand.

      
       
      
[Glare is a book of poetry by A. R. Ammons.]

Share |

Added: Feb 20 2003 | Viewed: 2238 times | Comments and analysis of To The Author Of Glare by David Lehman Comments (0)

To The Author Of Glare - Comments and Information

Poet: David Lehman
Poem: To The Author Of Glare
Poem of the Day: Jun 11 2005
There are no comments for this poem. Why not be the first one to post something about it?

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, To The Author Of Glare, has not yet been commented on. You can click here to be the first to post a comment about it.

Poem Info

Lehman Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore