David W. Parsley Posted September 24, 2011 Share Posted September 24, 2011 THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING AT 50+ YEARS OF POETRY VII O thin man of hand ham I have caught you imagining a golden bird flew up my skirt while I tried to beat it down to the stirrups as the tour went by. Obediently the quarter spat from my lip and you returned blackbird fleshy swimming past my bats with your lantern in tow. Give it back right now. Give. unpublished © David W. Parsley 2011 Re: poems of Anne Sexton "Housewife" http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/annesexton/9320 "Buying the Whore" http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/annesexton/560/ "Angels of the Love Affair" http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/annesexton/550 "Bat" http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/annesexton/557 "Anna Who Was Mad" http://www.americanpoems.com/poets/annesexton/551 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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