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Author: ESHLEMAN, CLAYTON
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Eshleman, Clayton    Poet's Biography
32 poems available by this author


AN ENIGMATIC SIGNIFIER        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Mothers; Cats


BEFORE THE WALL    Poem Text    
First Line: Unless you attack what is wrong, in you, and in your world


BLUE ZONE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Ann's ocean was above her head this afternoon
Subject(s): Blue (Color)


BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: Convexcavatious day
Subject(s): Blues (Mood); Concentration Camps


BLUES FOR BYZANTIUM    Poem Text    
First Line: Clangs of yeats like blues
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939)


BUD POWELL, 1925-1966       
First Line: The notice, dead at 41, kings county hospital, reached me at 20 when
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians


CEMETERIES OF PARADISE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Said to caryl at day's end, this is home


COOKING    Poem Text    
First Line: I slide down like a fireman into a cauldron-shaped machine
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Poetry & Poets


COUGNAC, 2007    Poem Text    
First Line: The mutilated man shall mount the mammoth,
Subject(s): Caves; Caverns


DE KOONING'S WOMAN I    Poem Text    
First Line: Is the first in a series, probably not
Subject(s): De Kooning, Willem (1904-1997); Paintings & Painters


FOO TO THE INFINITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Play vanilla,' lester young is said
Last Line: "play vanilla, I say to him, and he to me: ""play dead."
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians; Young, Lester ('prez') (1909-1959)


HARDBALL    Poem Text    
First Line: I see the raped and beaten black body
Subject(s): Racism; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry


INSIDE CARYLS LEFT SHOULDER        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Surgery


JUNK MAIL       
First Line: I have been invited to the third creativity and madness conference
Subject(s): Junk Mail


LITTLE MOON WORM    Poem Text    
First Line: Slugs/asleep in the sink


NOCTURNAL VEILS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In bed, looking up at the light-peppered dark,
Subject(s): Night; Death; Paintings & Painters; Bedtime; Dead, The


NONOMIYA    Poem Text    
First Line: We were three friends
Subject(s): Friendship


ONE IF BY LAND, NONE IF BY VOID        Recitation by Author


RIFF    Poem Text    
First Line: Torrid july with its mottled shadow dazzlings
Subject(s): Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844-1889)


SENSING DUNCAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Do you know this poem by emily dickinson? Asked
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886); Mothers


SEPPUKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Coming out of it, a curious
Subject(s): Japan; Motion Pictures; Japanese; Movies; Cinema


SOME ROCK OFF WHICH TO TRAVEL        Recitation by Author


THE ASCENT    Poem Text    
First Line: At midnight in


THE BOOK OF BARBARA    Poem Text    
First Line: Bruised ankle
Subject(s): Love


THE BOOK OF YORUNOMADO    Poem Text    
First Line: Over coffee, alone


THE KOREANS    Poem Text    
First Line: She said


THE SECOND    Poem Text    
First Line: Old ladies


THE TRANSLATOR'S EGO    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Translations And Translators


TO CRANE    Poem Text    
First Line: If you'd visit yunotsu


UN POCO LOCO    Poem Text    
First Line: Bud powell's story is never complete
Last Line: As the bastard spirit beyond her strength
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians; Powell, Bud (Earl) (1924-1966)


UNBUCKLED TONGUE        Recitation by Author


UNICA ZURN        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Zurn, Unica (1916-1970)