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Author: HALPERN, DANIEL
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Halpern, Daniel    Poet's Biography
31 poems available by this author


A BAD YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: We call it a bad year, / diseases of the blood
Subject(s): Time


ANNUALS    Poem Text    
First Line: The trees hold against
Subject(s): Nature


BEAUTY & RESTRAINT    Poem Text    
First Line: We decided to make nothing definite
Subject(s): Beauty; Heaven; Paradise


BRAVURA LAMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: He would tell you the grass this spring was a pale
Subject(s): Change; Lament; Nature; Time


BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Poem Text    
First Line: Their old, pale green pontiac cleaned up
Subject(s): Clubs (Associations); Parties


CARELESS PERFECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: According to lin yutang
Subject(s): Perfection


DANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: The line of girls anathema,
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


DAYBREAK        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Dawn; Sunrise


DESPERADOS    Poem Text    
First Line: We were desperate. No, we were beyond desperation
Subject(s): Driving & Drivers


DIRECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Along the way there are signs, nothing
Subject(s): Nature; Signs & Signboards


FISH        Recitation
Subject(s): Fish


FOREIGN NEON        Recitation


FORESEEABLE FUTURES    Poem Text    
First Line: We would have found powell in paris
Subject(s): Future


FUGUE    Poem Text    
First Line: A child asks endlessly about dying
Subject(s): Mortality


HER BODY [THE SIGNATURE]    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: They are small enough to find and care for a tiny stone
Subject(s): Human Body; Women


HOT TEA    Poem Text    
First Line: Midafternoon./her canyon. Her house
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


HOW TO EAT ALONE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: While it's still light out
Subject(s): Food & Eating


INFESTATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Even insects have histories
Last Line: Upon which they take their evening meal
Subject(s): Insects; Exterminating & Exterminators; Bugs


KEEPERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Judged by the inch
Last Line: "home, something
Subject(s): Property; Possessions


LATE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is late and the others have turned
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


MOON OVER SQUIBNOCKET    Poem Text    
First Line: A hundred yards out the rockpile shelters the keeper bass
Subject(s): Moon


NATURE LOVER'S LAMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: They want only to look at it
Last Line: But when the moment comes, they refuse to touch it
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Nature


RETURN    Poem Text    
First Line: Come back again and again, the fields no
Subject(s): Homecoming


SCARS    Poem Text    
First Line: \o7 they are the short stories of the flesh,
Subject(s): Memory


SUMMER CONSTELLATIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: They are sorry, they bring up umbrellas
Subject(s): Seashore; Beach; Coast; Shore


SUMMER STORM    Poem Text    
First Line: All day the storm's
Subject(s): Storms


THE AFTERNOON: MID-DECEMBER    Poem Text    
First Line: There was a woman


THE DEATH OF LI PO       
First Line: Not even their master calligraphers
Subject(s): Li Po (701-762); Li Bai (71-762)


THE END OF VIGIL    Poem Text    
First Line: All night I am held in the sound
Subject(s): Storms


THE STORM    Poem Text    
First Line: The italian police stopped us today
Subject(s): Italy; Storms; Automobiles; Italians; Cars


ZENO'S LEMUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Isn't he the man with crimson socks
Subject(s): Animals; Mankind; Human Race