By Louis Zukofsky
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The enormous life-poem via essentially the most vital American poets of the 20th century. River that needs to flip complete after I cease demise tune, my music, elevate grief to song gentle as my loves' inspiration, the few in poor health So unwell of wrangling: therefore weeping, Sounds of sunshine, remain in her protecting And my son's face - this a lot for honor - from " 'A'-11" this is the entire of Louis Zukofsky's epic masterpiece "A". No different poem within the English language is full of as a lot day-by-day love, mild, mind, and song. As William Carlos Williams as soon as wrote of Zukofsky's poetry, "I listen a brand new song of verse stretching out into the future."
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Not royalty, but faces hollowed as royalty , A passion growing urban a s i n Greece , A vague dream, - standing each other to drinks, Aging eyes, impish, overhanging Carafes on bars Under leaves serrated in falls, And at theatricals. The hands wandering over each other, A hole and entered. And above terraces of the city, a hill, Night, Aldebaran, Young, no differences in ages, a hole. ' A white rabbit Plumped on his b elly, Reassured. Thru trees, White teeth perhaps Laughed . . The time was: He had worked enough in his pa's wheatfields, And gone to the State University, And now participated with the angels in Paris.
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