Ode to that book

The one sitting on my desk

Its hard cover backings

And 1,100 odd pages

Filled with the greatest poems

Of America's works

The best of the best

My dream, to be one of them


Ode to that book

That introduces my dream

Makes me wonder

Makes me hope and vision

Vision a day

Where I'll be one of those

People who people

Learn about in school

One of those people

Who others bask in their poems

Connect to them

And consider them


Ode to that book

Twentieth-Century American Poetry


A/N: Slowly but surely, working my way through this giant book. It's amazing; 1,143 pages of pure poetry. Heaven D