Calculable fire : a collection of poems

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Susan Morrison Settlemyre (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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James Applewhite

Abstract: FOOTSTEPS Worms, disinherited by borrowing rain, Writhe on the cold sidewalk, and my footsteps Are nothing to their frozen agony. So, a handful of centuries is brief time Beside my endless twenty years. A woman, watching stars, conceived And carried In her womb for sixty years Philosophy. After such nourishment, Lao-tzu could speak at birth, and gave Himself a name, Li Erh. What was the use? They called him by the other all his life. I do not believe the tale—so many days are beyond my concept. The slow moment Of a kiss Is less cold than distant stars, Winter's sidewalk longer than the trip From heated house to house.

Additional Information

Honors Project
Language: English
Date: 1968

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