Florida: Essays and Poems


Nomad Exquisite

by Wallace Stevens
Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1923
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Wallace Stevens, Harmonium, (Knopf Publishing, 1923)
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 7.2
  • Word Count: 68
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: beauty, florida, nature
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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, comes flinging
Forms, flames, and the flakes of flames.