Poetry Less Than Daily

Strong Poems. Beautiful Poems. Tough Poems. Poems w/ the F-word. Poems less frequent than before but no less kick-ass.

Sunday, July 31, 2005

Kenneth Koch

To High Spirits

You have taken the vodka
That I was probably
Saving for tomorrow.
Go on and take it
For there's more enterprise
In waking naked.


At 12:24 PM, Blogger taiji heartwork said...

The Coat

I made my song a coat
Covered with embroideries
Out of old mythologies
From heel to throat;
But the fools caught it,
Wore it in the world's eyes
As though they'd wrought it.
Song, let them take it,
For there's more enterprise
In walking naked.

W.B. Yeats

At 12:14 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Thanks Steven good to see that one too. I like the Koch poem even more now, small and perfectly formed.


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