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Jack Tworkov poem, ca. 1981, from the Jack Tworkov papers, circa 1926-1993

Jack Tworkov poem, ca. 1981

Tworkov, Jack, 1900-1982

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Title: Jack Tworkov poem

Date: ca. 1981

Physical Details: Poem : 1 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 13 cm.

Description: Poem reads: My eye follows / the lone bird / across the sky / as if the sky / were all eternity / The bird is carried / by the wind / as my spirit / is by fate / Where are we going / to what end / or destination / When next I come / on a dead seagull / on the beach / I will plant a reed / on its outspread wing / and leave my signature / among the gathered flies

Creator: Tworkov, Jack, 1900-1982

Forms part of: Jack Tworkov papers, circa 1926-1993

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Jack Tworkov poem, ca. 1981. Jack Tworkov papers, circa 1926-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14135