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John Berryman - Sonnet 115 - All we were going strong last night this time

All we were going strong last night this time,
the mosts were flying & the frozen daiquiris
were downing, supine on the floor lay Lise
listening to Schubert grievous & sublime,
my head was frantic with a following rime:
it was a good evening, and evening to please,
I kissed her in the kitchen -ecstasies-
among so much good we tamped down the crime.

The weather's changing. This morning was cold,
as I made for the grove, without expectation,
some hundred Sonnets in my pocket, old,
to read her if she came. Presently the sun
yellowed the pines & my lady came not
in blue jeans & a sweater. I sat down & wrote.

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Poet: John Berryman
Poem: Sonnet 115 - All we were going strong last night this time
Volume: Sonnets To Chris
Year: Published/Written in 1947
Poem of the Day: Mar 30 2014
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