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Author: FELDMAN, IRVING
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Feldman, Irving    Poet's Biography
31 poems available by this author


A CURSE       
First Line: If I forget thee not, new york
Subject(s): Hate


ARTIST AND MODEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Carefully, he set an easel out
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Models; Rape


ELEGY FOR A SUICIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Behold, these flowers of the field
Subject(s): Children; Food & Eating; Birds; Childhood


EPISODE    Poem Text    
First Line: Their quarrel sent them reeling from the house.


FATHER AND SON    Poem Text    
First Line: Set against each other, ready to butt
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons


HOW WONDERFUL    Poem Text    
First Line: How wonderful to be understood,


JUST ANOTHER SMACK    Poem Text    
First Line: Schoolmaster auden gave them full marks
Subject(s): School; Life


LES GRANDES PASSIONS MANQUEES    Poem Text    
First Line: Had she survived her immolation
Last Line: Was earthen and too insipid to burn
Subject(s): Fire; Passion; Survival


LOSS    Poem Text    
First Line: The world gathers itself away from her
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


MY OLSON ELEGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Three weeks, and now I hear
Subject(s): Olson, Charles (1910-1970)


NO BIG DEAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Well, anthony starts to hit on this chick
Last Line: "into such an uproar -- it's no big deal!"
Subject(s): Indifference


PROGRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: History becomes prophecy becomes


SCENE OF A SUMMER MORNING    Poem Text    
First Line: Scene of a summer morning: my mother walking
Last Line: Drifting, the ten tribes there, gone forever
Subject(s): Family Life; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Relatives; Shoah; Judaism


SE APROVECHAN'    Poem Text    
First Line: They take advantage' -- the soldiers need clothes
Last Line: Rears up! - bugt the head is out of the picture
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Goya Y Lucientes, Francisco Jose De; Paintings & Painters


SIX SAILORS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF REALITY AT CONEY ISLAND: 1. IDEAL DISORDERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Miles of rows of orange trash cans
Subject(s): Coney Island, New York City


SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF REALITY AT CONEY ISLAND: 2. A NEW WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Torn maps, pages in spume
Subject(s): Coney Island, New York City


SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF REALITY AT CONEY ISLAND: 4. THE TOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: A tower of men
Subject(s): Coney Island, New York City


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm in love
Subject(s): Love


STRETCHED OUT AT LENGTH    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Self


TERMINAL LAUGHS    Poem Text    
First Line: Thirty years ago the young corso in his cups
Last Line: “iriving feldman,” huh? Just another pretty name
Subject(s): Names; Poetry & Poets


THE BATHERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Can there be women alone and no serpent near?
Subject(s): Seashore; Women; Desire; Beach; Coast; Shore


THE DREAM    Poem Text    
First Line: Once, years after your death, I dreamt
Subject(s): Dreams; Mothers; Death; Selfishness; Nightmares; Dead, The


THE GOLDEN SCHLEMIEL    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Honesty; Poverty; Conduct Of Life


THE GYMNASTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Legs v-ed out from the groin's nugget
Last Line: Bestow a sense of everything
Subject(s): Gymnastics & Gymnasts


THE INTERRUPTION    Poem Text    
First Line: She'd just gone out onto the stoop, and run down the steps
Last Line: From the tidy cup of her palm she would go ahead and sprinkle the raisins in
Subject(s): Children; Memory; Relationships; Childhood


THE LIFE AND LETTERS    Poem Text    
First Line: He got taken quick. Then he hung around.


THE PRIPET MARSHES    Poem Text    
First Line: Often I think of my jewish friends and seize them as they are
Last Line: I sink down as though drugged or beaten
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jews; Shoah; Judaism


THE RETIREMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Everyone talks here, nobody listens
Last Line: To make things come out even, and end when you do
Subject(s): Old Age; Retirement


THE RUNNERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Here or there hundreds of them, phantom-like,
Subject(s): Running And Runners


WHEN WE GO WALKING    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love