Content

      by David Ignatow

I should be content
to look at a mountain
for what it is
and not as a comment
on my life.


From Against the Evidence: Selected Poems, 1934–1994, Hanover, New Hampshire: Wesleyan University Press, 1994, page 45. Originally from Say PardonHanover, New Hampshire: Wesleyan University Press, 1961.            +