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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

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

First Line: Over coffee, alone

THE KOREANS    Poem Text    
First Line: She said

THE SECOND    Poem Text    
First Line: Old ladies

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)