Two de Chiricos

Original Text: 
Mark Strand, New Sleceted Peoms (New York: Knopf, 2007): 230-231 PS 3569.T69A6 2007X Robarts Library
for Harry Ford
1 The Philosopher's Conquest
1This melancholy moment will remain,
2So, too, the oracle beyond the gate,
3And always the tower, the boat, the distant rain.
4Somewhere to the south a duke is slain,
5A war is won. Here, it is too late.
6This melancholy moment will remain.
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Publication Start Year: 
Publication Notes: 
The Blizzard of One, 1998
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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