Get Your Premium Membership

Ron Padgett Poems

A collection of select Ron Padgett famous poems that were written by Ron Padgett or written about the poet by other famous poets. PoetrySoup is a comprehensive educational resource of the greatest poems and poets on history.

Don't forget to view our Ron Padgett home page with links to biographical information, articles, and more poems that may not be listed here.

See also:

by Padgett, Ron
 Here is my philosophy:
Everything changes (the word "everything"
has just changed as the
word "change" has: it now
means "no change") so
quickly that it literally surpasses my belief,
charges right past it
like some...Read More



by Padgett, Ron
My room looks like a cage
The sun sticks its arm through the window
But I who want to smoke and make mirages
I light my cigarette with daylight
I don’t want to work...Read More