Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.



You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!
Get Your Premium Membership


Dream Song 122: He published his girls bottom in staid pages

by
 He published his girl's bottom in staid pages
of an old weekly.
Where will next his rages ridiculous Henry land? Tranquil & chaste, de-hammocked, he descended— upon which note the fable should have ended— towards the ground, and while fable wound itself upon him thick and coats upon his tongue formed, white, terrific: he stretched out still.
Assembled bands to do obsequious music at hopeless noon.
He bayed before he obeyed, doing at last their will.
This seemed perhaps one of the best of dogs during his barking.
Many thronged & lapped at his delicious stone.
Cats to a distance kept—one of their own— having in mind that down he lay & napped in the realm of whiskers & fogs.

Poem by
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - Dream Song 122: He published his girls bottom in staid pagesEmail Poem | Create an image from this poem

Poems are below...


Top John Berryman Poems

Analysis and Comments on Dream Song 122: He published his girls bottom in staid pages

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem Dream Song 122: He published his girls bottom in staid pages here.