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All the Collected Short Poems 1956-1964

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Published January 1st 1971 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 1965)
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All: The Collected Short Poems 1956-1964 is divided into three parts: "Some Time", "I's (pronounced eyes)", and "After I's"...

From "Some Time"...
1
Little wrists,
Is your content
My sight or hold,
Or your small air
The lights are trysts?

Red alder berry
Will singly break;
But you - how slight - do:
So that even
A lover exists.

2
Hello, little leaves,
Said not St. Francis
But my son in the spring,
Doing at two
(Neither really begged)
What it took the other -
He'd agree and laugh -
44 years to do.
- So That Even A Lo
...more
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Louis Zukofsky was one of the most important second-generation American modernist poets. He was co-founder and primary theorist of the Objectivist group of poets and was to be an important influence on subsequent generations of poets in America and abroad.

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