Charles Reznikoff (1894- 1976)

If there is a scheme,
perhaps this too is in the scheme,
as when a subway car turns on a switch,
the wheels screeching against the rails,
and the lights go out—
but are on again in a moment.

00000007

Charles Reznikoff (1894- 1976)

******************

What are you doing in our street among the automobiles, horse?

What are you doing in our street among the automobiles, horse?
How are your cousins, the centaur and the unicorn?

french-drawings-of-a-unicorn-and-a-wild-horse-w-c-on-paper

From “Four Songs of the City” by Charles Reznikoff

Advertisements