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Author: HADAS, RACHEL
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Hadas, Rachel    Poet's Biography
44 poems available by this author


AROUND LAKE ERIE AND ACROSS THE HUDSON    Poem Text    
First Line: A rotten week, affections
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


BODY OF BOOK    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: This is one way to talk about a book:
Subject(s): Books & Reading


COLERIDGE BACK FROM THE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: A strong if small survivor
Subject(s): Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)


COMMITTEE MEETING       
First Line: There is something important to say
Last Line: The battle raging while my eyes are shut.
Subject(s): Reason; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals


DAWN DREAMS    Poem Text    
First Line: If you were there when I woke
Subject(s): Dawn; Sunrise


DEJA VU    Poem Text    
First Line: A flap in time, a hinge in space, a secret drawer, a panel
Subject(s): Memory


FLESHLY ANSWERED    Poem Text    
First Line: Doomed beauties, my companions, my familiars,
Subject(s): Life; Death; Human Body; Dead, The


FLYING HOME    Poem Text    
First Line: Down milk-bright colonnades
Subject(s): Air Travel


HUMBLE HERB IS RIVAL TO PROZAC    Poem Text    
First Line: An item in science tuesday happens to catch my eye
Subject(s): Flowers; Memory


IN MY SON'S ROOM, NOT SLEEPING    Poem Text    
First Line: Punishment? Banishment? The empty room
Subject(s): Mothers & Sons; Separation; Insomnia; Anxiety; Sleeplessness


IN THE TAXI TO THE MRI    Poem Text    
First Line: I try to concentrate on the weather. Everything
Subject(s): Marriage; Illness; Anxiety; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


LIGHT BULBS AND SOAP    Poem Text    
First Line: September: sunday afternoon


LOVE 10    Poem Text    
First Line: I mother you you father me vice versa
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


LOVE 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Used to each other to the point that we
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Marriage; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


LOVE 8    Poem Text    
First Line: Love as the secret doubling of bodies
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


MARS AND VENUS (BOTTICELLI, CA. 1475)    Poem Text    
First Line: Gold tape gently billowing with her breathing
Variant Title(s): Mars And Venus
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Botticelli, Sandro (1444-1510); Mythology - Classical; Paintings & Painters; Filipepi, Alesandro Di Mariano


MAY    Poem Text    
First Line: The latest dream: a lofty hotel lobby
Last Line: I lean against the coolness of the stone
Subject(s): Dreams; Merrill, James (1926-1995); Absence


MODERN GREEK 101    Poem Text    
First Line: These phrases, once lodged in your memory,
Subject(s): Greek Language


NEOLITHIC FIGURINE, SPETSES ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM    Poem Text    
First Line: Winged, bronze, two inches tall or less;
Subject(s): Antiquities


ODE TO SLEEP    Poem Text    
First Line: O soothest sleep, if so it please thee, close
Subject(s): Sleep


PASS IT ON, III    Poem Text    
First Line: Lilacs look neon in fading light.
Subject(s): Nature; Time


PERFORMANCES, ASSORTMENTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Performances, assortments, resumes'
Subject(s): Crane, Hart (1899-1932)


RAG RUG    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Rugs; Carpets


RECYCLING    Poem Text    
First Line: If from ruined tara's draperies
Subject(s): Creation; Refuse & Refuse Disposal


ROADBLOCK    Poem Text    
First Line: Call me the bee buzzing in the museum.
Subject(s): Automobile Accidents


SEARCHING THE SCRIPTURES    Poem Text    
First Line: Sunny may morning; going through the mail
Subject(s): Bible


SIDE BY SIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Are you asleep? Not really.
Subject(s): Night; Relationships; Bedtime


SUMMER NIGHTS AND DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: So far the nights feel lonelier than the days.
Subject(s): Summer


TEA AND A DREAM    Poem Text    
First Line: One eye open, on its little island
Last Line: "the black box, emptied of its cargo, light,
Subject(s): Dreams; Merrill, James (1926-1995); Absence; Nightmares


TEACHING EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text    
First Line: What starts as one more monday morning class
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


THE AFTERGLOW    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE CHORUS    Poem Text    
First Line: A greek I worked for once would always say
Subject(s): Old Age; Tragedy


THE END OF SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet smell of phlox drifting across the lawn
Subject(s): Summer


THE FALL OF TROY    Poem Text    
First Line: Sing now the heavy furniture of the fall,
Subject(s): Trojan War


THE FENCE OF THE TEETH    Poem Text    
First Line: Not the burgeoning season (late may, early june) nor the centry fast
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


THE HOUSE BESIDE THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: Like a fine white shirt I put it on
Subject(s): Literary Form


THE LAST MOVIE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Death; Conduct Of Life; Movies; Cinema; Dead, The


THE LIGHT BULB    Poem Text    
First Line: Yesterday owen barfield died at ninety-nine
Subject(s): Barfield, Owen (1898-1997); Writing & Writers


THE RED HAT    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: It started before christmas. Now our son
Subject(s): Parents; Anxiety; Parenthood


THE SEAMY SIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: I and my women can unsnarl the state
Subject(s): Relationships; Women


TRIOLETS IN THE ARGOLID    Poem Text    
First Line: The taste is strong as ever,
Subject(s): Time; Silence; Cell Phones; Taste (Sense); Love; Worry


TWELFTH BIRTHDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: As if because you lay
Subject(s): Birthdays


WAITING    Poem Text    
First Line: Each afternoon now (the concierge foretold it)
Subject(s): Time


WINGED WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Trying to speak means flailing with
Subject(s): Literary Form