Poetry Week, pt. 2
April 15th, 2009

Poetry Week, pt. 2

Charles Simic

     It Snows
and still the derelicts
carrying sandwich boards–

     one proclaiming
the end of the world
     the other
the rates of a local barbershop

I was all set to comment about how hard it is to preserve proper indenting in HTML, but then I saw how the blockquote and pre tags combined to make the poem look like a poetic receipt. I’ll have to keep that effect in mind.

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