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Home After Three Months Away - Robert Lowell

Home After Three Months Away

Gone now the baby’s nurse,
a lioness who ruled the roost
and made the Mother cry.
She used to tie… 510 more words

Poetry Analysis

On Robert Lowell, the "uncouth, neurotic, psychopathic murderer-poet"

Cartoon from “Robert Lowell” by Dart Rossman

In the summer of 1935, when he was 18, Robert Lowell and two friends from St Mark’s School – Blair Clark and Frank Parker – rented a house in Nantucket.

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'A Walking Shadow'.p.20

Later that month I read some poems of mine at Wanda’s Factory, at the church of St. Mary’s in Paddington Green, along with G. Weightman and  Giles Gordon. 372 more words

Robert Lowell

Mr. Edwards And The Spider

I saw the spiders marching through the air,
Swimming from tree to tree that mildewed day
In latter August when the hay… 327 more words


Robert Lowell


Those blessèd structures, plot and rhyme—
why are they no help to me now
I want to make
something imagined, not recalled?
I hear the noise of my own voice: 105 more words


Poetry and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s

Poetry and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s

What color are the plums on the slot machines in Paradise?  Bring answer Tuesday.’  I sent Ginsberg and Corso this goof telegram a few days before they hit Chicago in January 1959 to give a great marathon reading to help raise money and get Big Table on its legs.  6,046 more words