SPACE POEMS

Primal Death
Space
Time
Space
Travel
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August Stramm

It's Ours
there is always that space there
just before they get to us
that space
that fine relaxer
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Charles Bukowski

What Birds Plunge Through Is Not The Intimate Space
What birds plunge through is not the intimate space,
in which you see all Forms intensified.
(In the Open, denied, you would lose yourself,
would disappear into that vastness.)
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Rainer Maria Rilke

The Sonnets To Orpheus: Book 2: I
Breathing: you invisible poem! Complete
interchange of our own
essence with world-space. You counterweight
in which I rythmically happen.
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Rainer Maria Rilke

To Astronomers
Prate not to me so much of suns and of nebulous bodies;
Think ye Nature but great, in that she gives thee to count?
Though your object may be the sublimest that space holds within it,
Yet, my good friends, the sublime dwells not in the regions of space.
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Friedrich Schiller

But Outer Space
But outer Space,
At least this far,
For all the fuss
Of the populace
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Robert Frost

There is a solitude of space
1695

There is a solitude of space
A solitude of sea
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Emily Dickinson

Dusk At Sea
To-night eternity alone is near:
The sea, the sunset, and the darkening blue;
Within their shelter is no space for fear,
Only the wonder that such things are true.
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Thomas S. Jones, Jr.

To Music
Music: breathing of statues. Perhaps:
silence of paintings. You language where all language
ends. You time
standing vertically on the motion of mortal hearts.
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Rainer Maria Rilke

Histrion
No man hath dared to write this thing as yet,
And yet I know, how that the souls of all men great
At times pass athrough us,
And we are melted into them, and are not
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Ezra Pound

Song Ix. - The Fatal Hours Are Wondrous Near
The fatal hours are wondrous near,
That from these fountains bear my dear;
A little space is given; in vain
She robs my sight, and shuns the plain.
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William Shenstone

To The Committee Of The Cayley Portrait Fund
O wretched race of men, to space confined!
What honour can ye pay to him, whose mind
To that which lies beyond hath penetrated?
The symbols he bath formed shall sound his praise,
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James Clerk Maxwell

Historion
No man hath dared to write this thing as yet,
And yet I know, how that the souls of all men great
At times pass athrough us,
And we are melted into them, and are not
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Ezra Pound

The Inventor
R. W. Emerson


Time and Space decreed his lot,
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Rudyard Kipling

The Half Door
Dark eyes, wonderful, strange and dear they shone
A moment's space;
And wandering under the white stars I had gone
In a strange place.
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Seumas O’Sullivan

A Grain Of Sand
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
There is no reason to suppose
Our earth the only one.
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Robert William Service

A Grain Of Sand
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
There is no reason to suppose
Our earth the only one.
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Robert Service

Aquarium Fish
MOULD-COLOURED like the leaf long fallen from
The autumn branch, he rises now, the Fish.
The cold eyes of the gannets see their rock:
He has No-whither. Who was it marked
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Padraic Colum

Darest Thou Now, O Soul
DAREST thou now, O Soul,
Walk out with me toward the Unknown Region,
Where neither ground is for the feet, nor any path to follow?

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Walt Whitman

Everything That Acts Is Actual
From the tawny light
from the rainy nights
from the imagination finding
itself and more than itself
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Denise Levertov

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