yellow sun yellow cat eye kitchen floor, Ghost Dance 1, October 1968 (1 Viewer)




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"rocking my child in her belly" would suggest that he wrote this at least 4 years before it was published.

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Yes, and the opening recalls "the tragedy of the leaves": "I awakened to dryness and the ferns were dead....", a similar mood of deadly hangover...and imagery of sun and yellow is also in the earlier poem...and recollections of New Orelans with "Carondolet street..." I couldn't figure out "in the kitchen the tablets spidercrawl to life/as a white cat looks at me.../and as I drink the bubbles..." Then I realized it must be an antacid tablet....

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