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Author: HAHN, KIMIKO
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Hahn, Kimiko    Poet's Biography
25 poems available by this author


A BOWL OF SPAGHETTI    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


A DREAM OF TOAST    Poem Text    
First Line: Burnt before pop. Burnt before
Last Line: Before martini, before computer failure, before random streetmurder
Subject(s): Toast (Food)


COPE'S RULE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: According to edward drinker cope,
Subject(s): Size & Shape; Marriage; Survival; Height; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


DANCE INSTRUCTIONS FOR A YOUNG GIRL    Poem Text    
First Line: Stand: knees slightly / bent, toes in posed
Last Line: Belong to you, a woman.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


GOWANUS, LATE SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: The trees flinch in late summer air over boerum hill. We already
Subject(s): Summer; Vacations


HETERALOCHA ACUTIROSTRIS    Poem Text    
First Line: When the stunning huia became scarce


KAFKA'S ERECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Dearest l, my lovely older sister / I suggest to you what to say
Last Line: I mean to wear them as dresses
Subject(s): Kafka, Franz (1883-1924)


ON A LINE FROM VALéRY BY WAY OF CAROLYN KIZER: TOUT LE CIEL VERT SE MEURT. LE DERNIER ARBRE BRûLE.    Poem Text    
First Line: The whole green sky is dying
Subject(s): Atheism


ON BEING COY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Many fish in the murky ocean caves
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


ON DECEIT AS SURVIVAL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Darwin could not believe an insect
Subject(s): Deceit


ON FIDELITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Australian magpie-larks that couple and clasp
Subject(s): Magpie-larks; Fidelity; Faithfulness; Constancy


PASSION    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The raflesia
Subject(s): Passion; Flowers; Daughters


RECKLESS SONNET #7    Poem Text    
First Line: Maybe only your closest confidante
Subject(s): Solitude; Loneliness


SEIZURE    Poem Text    
First Line: In nicaragua/old women
Subject(s): Nicaragua


SOLITARY & GREGARIOUS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Locusts


STEALING A LINE WRITTEN BY HAFIZ AND TRANSLATED BY EMERSON    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Mothers & Daughters


STRANDS, FOUR POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: The key warmed in your hand and you knew the password
Subject(s): Male-female Relationships; Hair


THE BATH: AUGUST 6, 1945    Poem Text    
First Line: Bathing the summer night
Last Line: And to take hold.
Subject(s): Antinuclear Movement; Atomic Bomb - Victims; Hiroshima, Japan; Nuclear War; Peace; Radiation & Radiation Sickness; Social Protest; Survival; War; Nuclear Freeze; Atomic Bomb; Hydrogen Bomb


THE DREAM OF A FIRE ENGINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Without the sun filtered through closed eyelids,
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


THE DREAM OF A LACQUER BOX    Poem Text    
First Line: I wish I knew the contents and I wish the contents
Subject(s): Mothers; Heritage; Dreams; Nightmares


THE HULA SKIRT, 1959    Poem Text    
First Line: Before my fourth birthday my father
Last Line: That much I remember
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; United States - Race Relations


THE PERPETUATION OF SORROW    Poem Text    
First Line: When we fragment forests
Subject(s): Cowbirds


THE SWEETWATER CAVERNS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Curious to see caverns
Subject(s): Lakes; Caves; Youth; Aging; Disappointment; Pools; Ponds; Caverns


THINGS THAT MAKE ME CRY INSTANTLY€    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Tears; Happiness; Nostalgia; Love; Joy; Delight


TOXIC FLORA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is something vital
Subject(s): Poison