Table of contents for That little something : poems / Charles Simic.


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CONTENTS



I

Walking 3

That Little Something 4

The Elevator Is Out of Order 5

Night Clerk in a Roach Motel 6

Souvenirs of Hell 7

Dramatic Evenings 8

Department of Complaints 9

To Boredom 10

Death’s Book of Jokes 11

Fiordiligi 12

Devil and Eve 13

The Late Game 14

Waiting for the Sun to Set 15

Murky Memories 16

House of Cards 17

Impersonator of Blank Walls 18

Aunt Dinah Sailed to China 19

Doubles 20

To Laziness 21

The Great Disappearing Act 22

Summer Dawn 23



II

Gourmets of Tragedies 27

Listen 28

Encyclopedia of Horror 29

Sunday 30

Dance of the Macabre Mice 31

Flying Horses 32

In the Heat of the Night 33

Night Watchman 34

The Lights Are on Everywhere 35

Memories of the Future 36

Come Winter 37

Those Who Clean After 38

In the Junk Store 39

Madmen Are Running the World 40



III

Late-Night Chat 43

Clouds 44

In the Afternoon 45

One Wing of the Museum 46

Prophesy 47

Dead Reckoning 48

Metaphysics Anonymous 49

High Windows 50

Ghost Ship 51

Wonders of the Invisible World 52

Secret History 53

Wire Hangers 54

To the Reader 55

The Ice Cubes Are on Fire 56

Labor and Capital 57

The Blur 58

The Bather 59

Crickets 60



IV

Eternities 63

Eternity’s Orphans 73






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