Jacket 21 — February 2003   |   # 21  Contents   |   Homepage   |  Catalog   |



Simon Pettet

Poem (‘Fortunate proximity of lives...’)


Fortunate proximity of lives
Lived in quiet adoration
At rest, jump up on my pillow here, quick,
This spot is your spot, dear, this
Book that I wasn't really reading,
Unforgettable, rare and mysterious (as purring is)
So, this is the lesson that you came to teach.





You can read Rudy Burckhardt in conversation with Simon Pettet
in this issue of Jacket



Jacket 21 — February 2003  Contents page
Select other issues of the magazine from the | Jacket catalog | read about Jacket |
Other links: | top | homepage | bookstores | literary links | internet design |
Copyright Notice: Please respect the fact that this material is copyright. It is made available here without charge for personal use only. It may not be stored, displayed, published, reproduced, or used for any other purpose

This material is copyright © Simon Pettet and Jacket magazine 2003
The URL address of this page is
http://jacketmagazine.com/21/denb-pett-pm.html