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Author: HAINES, JOHN
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Haines, John   
38 poems available by this author


ANCESTOR OF THE HUNTING HEART; AFTER BREUGEL       
First Line: There is a distance in the heart
Subject(s): Environment; Nature; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me if you see it now,
Subject(s): Blood


CITY OF ORPHANS    Poem Text    
First Line: How strange to think of those streets
Subject(s): War


DAYS OF EDWARD HOPPER       
First Line: These are the houses that stand
Subject(s): Hopper, Edward (1882-1967)


DREAM OF THE LYNX    Poem Text    
First Line: Beside a narrow trail in the blue
Subject(s): Lynx


FAIRBANKS UNDER THE SOLSTICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Slowly, without sun, the day sinks
Last Line: Word of the resurrection of silence.
Subject(s): Death, Return From; December; Frost; Winter


FOURTH OF JULY AT SANTA YNEZ    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the makeshift arbor of leaves
Subject(s): Old Age


ICE CHILD    Poem Text    
First Line: Cold for so long, unable to speak,
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


IF THE OWL CALLS AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: At dusk / from the island
Last Line: Cold world awakens.
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Environment; Owls; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


IN THE FOREST WITHOUT LEAVES    Poem Text    
First Line: This earth written over with words
Last Line: "one tree, one leaf,
Subject(s): Environment; Nature; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


IN THE HOUSE OF WAX    Poem Text    
First Line: Far-sighted into yesterday
Subject(s): Waxworks


IN THE SLEEP OF REASON    Poem Text    
First Line: And so I closed that book,
Subject(s): Books & Reading; Conduct Of Life


IT COULD HAPPEN AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: We met in provincetown two years ago
Subject(s): Morley, Hilda (1916-1998); Friendship; War


KENT STATE, MAY 1970    Poem Text    
First Line: Premonitory, her outstretched arms
Subject(s): Universities & Colleges


LITTLE COSMIC DUST POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of the debris of dying stars
Subject(s): Environment; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation


MISSOULA IN A DUSTY LIGHT    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Walking home through the tall
Last Line: Along the street.
Subject(s): Montana


NOTES ON THE CAPITALIST PERSUASION    Poem Text    
First Line: So runs the executive saw,


ON A CERTAIN FIELD IN AUVERS    Poem Text    
First Line: On the road to hallucination
Last Line: And the great light of the sun
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Dissenters; Exiles; Marginality, Social; Estrangement; Outcasts


PICKERS    Poem Text    
First Line: All day we were bent over,
Subject(s): Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


POEM FOR THE END OF THE CENTURY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am the dreamer who remains
Subject(s): Time; Optimism


POLITICS AND THE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Who calls from the paper columns?
Subject(s): Politics & Government


RAIN COUNTRY    Poem Text    
First Line: The woods are sodden,
Subject(s): Rain


THE AMERICAN DREAM    Poem Text    
First Line: It would have to be something dark,
Subject(s): Heroism; United States; Heroes; Heroines; America


THE BILLBOARDS IN EXILE    Poem Text    
First Line: The truth was finally written,
Subject(s): Billboards; Popular Culture


THE DREAM OF FEBRUARY    Poem Text    
First Line: In the moonlight,
Subject(s): Hunting; Death - Animals; Foxes


THE EYE IN THE ROCK    Poem Text    
First Line: A high rock face above flathead lake
Last Line: Painted this eye that the rock might see.
Subject(s): Admiration; Mines & Miners; Mountains; Stones; Hills; Downs (Great Britain); Granite; Rocks


THE GHOST TOWNS    Poem Text    
First Line: The north is strewn with cities
Subject(s): Ghost Towns; Nature


THE GIRL WHO BURIED SNAKES IN A JAR    Poem Text    
First Line: She came to see the bones
Subject(s): Snakes; Death - Animals; Serpents; Vipers


THE HEAD ON THE TABLE    Poem Text    
First Line: The enormous head of a bison
Last Line: Of swamp water and peat.
Subject(s): Explorers; Museums; Stones; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Art Gallerys; Granite; Rocks


THE LAST ELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Suppose there are no returns,
Subject(s): Pol;itics


THE SNOWBOUND CITY    Poem Text    
First Line: I believe in this stalled magnificence
Subject(s): Snow


THE STONE HARP (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: A road deepening in the north
Last Line: By a handful of leaves...
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE SWEATER OF VLADIMIR USSACHEVSKY    Poem Text    
First Line: Facing the wind of the avenues


THE TURNING    Poem Text    
First Line: A bear loped before me
Subject(s): Bears


THE UNEMPLOYED, DISABLED, AND INSANE    Poem Text    
First Line: He stands alone at the city corner,
Subject(s): Unemployment


THE WHALE IN THE BLUE WASHING MACHINE    Poem Text    
First Line: There are depths even in a household
Subject(s): Whales


THIS DARK WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: Reading in another man's book
Subject(s): Alaska


YOUNG MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: I seemed always standing
Subject(s): Youth; Death; Dead, The