COURSE: H#3742 INTRODUCTION TO POETRY: STUDYING FOR THE FINAL EXAM

So much depends

upon

memorizing some poem,

no rhymes,

by some genius

who thinks

a red wheelbarrow,

chickens

glazed with syllables

and rain

water (redundant?)

is woke,

is the cat’s pajamas.

Okay,

I’ll flunk.



Louis Phillips’ recent poetry publications include The Domain of Silence, The Domain of Absence: New and Selected Poems (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2015), The Domain of Small Mercies: New & Selected Poems ], Volume 2 (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2017), How Wide the Meadow (World Audience Publishers, 2019).

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