Alone and not alone by Ron Padgett

By Ron Padgett

Following Pulitzer Prize finalist Ron Padgett's 2013's Collected Poems (winner of the l. a. instances publication Prize and the William Carlos Williams Prize) Alone and never Alone bargains new poems that see the realm in a transparent and beneficiant light.

From "The global of Us":

Don't pass round all day
thinking approximately life—
doing so will elevate a barrier
between you and its instants.
You want these instants
so you'll be in them,
and i want you to be in them with me
for i feel the realm of us
and the mysterious barricades
that make it possible.

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Alone and not alone

Following Pulitzer Prize finalist Ron Padgett's 2013's amassed Poems (winner of the la instances publication Prize and the William Carlos Williams Prize) by myself and never on my own deals new poems that see the realm in a transparent and beneficiant gentle. From "The international of Us":Don't cross round all daythinking approximately life—doing so will increase a barrierbetween you and its instants.

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