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Paul Muldoon Short Poems

Famous Short Paul Muldoon Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Paul Muldoon. A collection of the all-time best Paul Muldoon short poems


by Paul Muldoon
 Why Brownlee left, and where he went,
Is a mystery even now.
For if a man should have been content It was him; two acres of barley, One of potatoes, four bullocks, A milker, a slated farmhouse.
He was last seen going out to plough On a March morning, bright and early.
By noon Brownlee was famous; They had found all abandoned, with The last rig unbroken, his pair of black Horses, like man and wife, Shifting their weight from foot to Foot, and gazing into the future.



by Paul Muldoon
 Now that we've come to the end
I've been trying to piece it together,
Not that distance makes anything clearer.
It began in the half-light While we walked through the dawn chorus After a party that lasted all night, With the blackbird, the wood-pigeon, The song-thrush taking a bludgeon To a snail, our taking each other's hand As if the whole world lay before us.