(1926-2005 / Arlington, Massachusetts)

The Warning

For love-I would
split open your head and put
a candle in
behind the eyes.

Love is dead in us
if we forget
the virtues of an amulet
and quick surprise.

by Robert Creeley

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awesome and genius. simple and humble. keep writing! ! ! this poem moved me to write I love fonts.