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Author: FEARING, KENNETH
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Fearing, Kenneth    Poet's Biography
47 poems available by this author


$2.50    Poem Text    
First Line: But that dashing, dauntless, delphic, diehard, diabolic cracker likes his fiction turned
Subject(s): Books & Reading; Popular Culture; Class Struggle


4 A.M.    Poem Text    
First Line: It is early evening, still, in honolulu, and in london now, it must be well past dawn
Subject(s): Time


5 A.M.    Poem Text    
First Line: Street by the street the lights go out, and the night turns grey


A DOLLAR'S WORTH OF BLOOD, PLEASE    Poem Text    
First Line: With the last memo checked


AD    Poem Text    
First Line: Wanted: men: / millions of men are wanted at once in a big new field;
Last Line: Take a job in the coming profession: / wages: death
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Shoah; Judaism


AFTERNOON OF A PAWNBROKER    Poem Text    
First Line: Still they bring me diamonds, diamonds, always diamonds
Last Line: And here comes mrs. Case, to redeem her diamond ring
Subject(s): Diamonds; Pawnshops; Pawnbrokers


AMERICAN RHAPSODY (4)    Poem Text    
First Line: Tomorrow, yes, tomorrow,


ANGEL ARMS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: She is the little pink mouse, his far away sta


ANY MAN'S ADVICE TO HIS SON    Poem Text    
First Line: If you have lost the radio beam, then guide yourself by the sun or the stars
Last Line: And because there is no other person, anywhere on earth, who remembers these things as clearly as I
Subject(s): Advice; Sons


APHRODITE METROPOLIS (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Myrtle loves harry' - it is sometimes hard
Last Line: They live somewhere
Subject(s): Graffiti


APHRODITE METROPOLIS (2)    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


BALLAD OF THE SALVATION ARMY    Poem Text    
First Line: On fourteenth street the bugles blow,
Subject(s): Salvation Army


CARICATURE OF FELICE RICARRO    Poem Text    
First Line: Etch me in black and white


CONFESSION OVERHEARD IN A SUBWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: You will ask how I came to be eavesdropping in the first place
Subject(s): Confessions


CONFESSION OVERHEARD IN THE SUBWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: You will ask how I came to be eavesdropping, in the first place
Last Line: I have done my duty, as a public spirited citizen, in any case
Subject(s): War


CULTURAL NOTES    Poem Text    
First Line: Professor burke's symphony, colorado vistas
Last Line: The question is, what about karl marx?
Subject(s): Communism


DIRGE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: 1-2-3 was the number he played but today the number came 3-2-1;
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Death; Death; Depressions, Economic; Gambling; Modern Man; Dead, The; Dead, The; Recessions; Wagering; Betting


DIRGE    Poem Text    
First Line: 1-2-3 was the number he played but today the number came 3-2-1
Subject(s): Death; Depressions, Economic; Gambling; Modern Man; Dead, The; Recessions; Wagering; Betting


DISCUSSION AFTER THE FIFTH OR SIXTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Now, about the other one, the sober one
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


DIVIDENDS    Poem Text    
First Line: This advantage to be seized; and here, an escape prepared


ELEGY IN A THEATRICAL WAREHOUSE       
First Line: They have laid the penthouse scenes away, after a truly phenomenal run
Subject(s): Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


HOLD THE WIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: If the doorbell rings and we think we were followed
Subject(s): Identity


JACK KNUCKLES FALTER    Poem Text    
First Line: But reads own statement at his execution
Subject(s): Trials


KING JUKE    Poem Text    
First Line: The juke box has a big square face
Subject(s): Juke Boxes


LITERARY    Poem Text    
First Line: I sing of simple people and the hardier virtues, by associated stuffed shirts &
Subject(s): Books & Reading


LONGSHOT BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: What is all the money is bet on the odd
Subject(s): Gambling; Wagering; Betting


LOVE 20 CENTS THE FIRST QUARTER MILE    Poem Text    
First Line: All right. I may have lied to you and about you, and
Subject(s): Desire; Forgiveness; Love; Clemency


LOVE 20C THE FIRST QUARTER MILE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: All right. I may have lied to you and about you
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


LUNCH WITH THE SOLE SURVIVOR    Poem Text    
First Line: Meaning what it seems to when the day's receipts are


MEMO    Poem Text    
First Line: Is there still any shadow there, on the rainwet window of the coffee pot


NEWSPAPERMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: This charge was laid upon me long ago; do not forget
Subject(s): Truth


OBITUARY       
First Line: Take him away, he's as dead as they die
Subject(s): Automobile Accidents


OLD MEN    Poem Text    
First Line: They are raw, monotonus skies
Subject(s): Old Age


PAY-OFF    Poem Text    
First Line: Do you, now, as the news become known


Q & A    Poem Text    
First Line: Where analgesia may be found to ease the infinite, minute scars of the day
Subject(s): Fate; Destiny


RADIO BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: Try 5 on the dial, try 10, 15;
Subject(s): Popular Culture - United States; Radio


RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Dragons love the world in rain
Subject(s): Rain


REQUIEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Will they stop
Last Line: And everywhere, on all of it, the brightness of the sun
Subject(s): Consolation


SOS    Poem Text    
First Line: It is posted in the clubrooms
Subject(s): Beauty


ST. AGNES' EVE    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The settings include a flyspeckled monday ...
Last Line: Picture of the fly-specked monday evening and fade out slow
Subject(s): Agnes, Saint (D. 304 A.d.); Saints


STATISTICS    Poem Text    
First Line: Sixty souls, this day, will arrange for travel to brighter


THE CITY TAKES A WOMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Twilights that are deathless


THE FACE IN THE BAR ROOM MIRROR    Poem Text    
First Line: Fifteen gentlemen in fifteen overcoats and fifteen hats
Subject(s): Mirrors


THE JUKE-BOX SPOKE AND THE JUKE-BOX SAID    Poem Text    
First Line: A few of them, sometimes, choose record number 9
Subject(s): Juke Boxes


THE PROGRAM    Poem Text    
First Line: Act one, madrid-barcelona
Last Line: Try the new golgotha for cocktails after the show
Subject(s): Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


TO A DAFFODIL, OR PERHAPS A LITTLE GOSSIP ABOUT FLAUBERT    Poem Text    
First Line: I sing of simple people and the hardier virtues, by associated stuffed shirts &
Subject(s): Books & Reading


TWENTIETH-CENTURY BLUES       
First Line: What do you call it, bobsled champion, and you, too, olympic rollercoaster ace
Subject(s): Modern Life