The Improvement by John Ashbery
Cleaning and cleaning and cleaning today. Letting go. The Improvement John Ashbery Is that where it happens? Only yesterday when I came back, I had this diaphanous disaffection for this room, for spaces, for the whole sky and whatever lies beyond. I felt the eggplant, then
Meaningful Love by John Ashbery
Grown-up talk with my father during lunch today about my future. Specifically: how my net income is doing, if I'm on my way towards earning a million (hah!), moving out, and more plans for when I'm thirty. It was scary.
The New Higher by John Ashbery
It is three in the afternoon. I take a photo of a window and the curtain parting the sunlight. The New Higher John Ashbery You meant more than life to me. I lived through you not knowing, not knowing I was living. I learned that
Some Trees by John Ashbery
"That their merely being there / Means something; that soon / We may touch, love, explain"
At North Farm by John Ashbery
Sometimes and always, with mixed feelings. At North Farm John Ashbery Somewhere someone is traveling furiously toward you, At incredible speed, traveling day and night, Through blizzards and desert heat, across torrents, through narrow passes. But will he know where to find you, Recognize you when he
Forgotten Sex by John Ashbery
I was able to snag John Ashberry's April Galleons at the library. And time simply stopped when I read this poem. Forgotten Sex John Ashbery They tore down the old movie palaces, Ripped up streetcar tracks, widened avenues. Lampposts, curbs with their trees vanished. They knew,
A Tone Poem by John Ashbery
This. A Tone Poem John Ashbery It is no longer night. But there is a sameness Of intention, all the same, in the ways We address it, rude Color of what an amazing world, As it goes flat, or rubs off, and this Is a marvel, we
The Cathedral Is by John Ashbery
One of my life goals is to attend a poetry reading by Ashbery. Libre lang naman mangarap eh. The Cathedral Is John Ashbery Slated for demolition.