WHAT DOES A POET NEED?

A WHOLE LIFE TIME TO READ
CAFES TO SIT IN
NOTEBOOK IN POCKET
A SURROUNDING AURA OF DO NOT DISTURB
IMMACULATE PRIDE
BREVITY OF WIT
TENDER IRONY
AND SOMEONE TO CALL YOU 'ANGEL'
A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MELANCHOLY
MUST WE ALWAYS BE GAY?
CAN WE NEVER TAKE TO OUR BEDS FOR A DAY
TO ENTERTAIN WITH CHAMPAGNE
VISITORS AT UNGODLY HOURS?
THE UNGODLY ALWAYS WELCOME.

WHAT DOES A POET NEED?
A LIBRARY, A LABYRINTH, A DREAM

WHAT DOES A POET NEED?

SHAKESPEARE HAD HIS PC
TOLSTOY HAD AN OLIVETTI
COOPER-CLARKE HIS MARINETTI
KEROUAC AND FERLINGETTI
SHOWER US IN ALPHABETTI-
STREAMOFWORDSJUSTLIKESPAGHETTI

COCTEAU'S ON THE PHONE AGAIN
ASKING WHO AND WHERE AND WHEN
ANDY WARHOL FOUND HIS FAME
'A. TO B. AND BACK AGAIN'
GERTRUDE STEIN,SUZIE SIOUX
THEY WILL TELL YOU WHAT TO DO

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PLUS-
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WHAT MIGHT BE LUMINOUS IN THE MIND MAY WELL BE PALLD ON THE PAGE...
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A DREAM

WHAT DOES A POET NEED?

TO KNOW PLACES ONLY BY NAME
FROM BOOK, FROM MAP
KNOW THE ROAR OF THE SEA FROM EAR PRESSED TO SHELL
BY PROXY...


WHAT DOES A POET NEED?


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