Nomad Exquisite

By Wallace Stevens 1879–1955 Wallace Stevens
As the immense dew of Florida
Brings forth
The big-finned palm
And green vine angering for life,
 
As the immense dew of Florida
Brings forth hymn and hymn
From the beholder,
Beholding all these green sides
And gold sides of green sides,
 
And blessed mornings,
Meet for the eye of the young alligator,
And lightning colors
So, in me, come flinging
Forms, flames, and the flakes of flames.

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Poet Wallace Stevens 1879–1955

SCHOOL / PERIOD Modern

Subjects Living, The Body, Nature, Weather, Animals, The Mind, Arts & Sciences, Language & Linguistics