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Hollo, Anselm    Poet's Biography
171 poems available by this author


& TIME TROTS BY    Poem Text    
First Line: Sad glad hairy drives
Last Line: Elitist for sure
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Time


1939    Poem Text    
First Line: Just sit here telling myself all these stories
Last Line: To the rising voice of my mind
Subject(s): Silence


5 & 7 & 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Follow that airplane
Last Line: O the grass grows loud


A HUNDRED MULE DEER IN THE BACK YARD; I.M. ALLEN GINSBERG    Poem Text    
First Line: Sleepwalkers' chess condensare ad absurdum
Last Line: I want to remember him a little longer
Subject(s): Deer; Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997)


A POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: It is a poem
Last Line: Lit up those days
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


A TOKE FOR LI PO [OR, DEDICATION]    Poem Text    
First Line: Born in pa-hsi province of szechwan
Last Line: "he took the charge well"
Subject(s): Li Po (701-762); Li Bai (71-762)


A TOWN DEDICATED TO THE PURSUIT OF FITNESS & INNER PEACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Says the headline - so that's where we are
Last Line: His inner peace
Subject(s): Towns


A VALENTINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Good to sleep when you're tired
Last Line: I just never saw you this way before
Subject(s): Love


AD QUODLIBET    Poem Text    
First Line: Wheel around on best days riding the hum
Last Line: Raise cup of quest to speeding fugitive
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Writing & Writers


AFTER IRISH BY PAUL CELAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Grant me / wayleave


AFTER THE NEWSCAST       
First Line: Past tribal heart's rusty twists
Last Line: It's time
Subject(s): Cities; Democracy; News; Urban Life


AFTER UNGARETTI; I.M. DARRELL GRAY       
First Line: The coin / fell through / the beggar's / palm
Last Line: Right in the video
Subject(s): Begging & Beggars


AFTER VERLAINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Right now
Last Line: It wears a big floppy heart
Subject(s): Iowa


AIR, TO DREAM IN    Poem Text    
First Line: Leave it leave it
Last Line: A poem for you
Subject(s): Dreams; Love; Sleep; Nightmares


ALLA PETRARCA    Poem Text    
First Line: Downtown / madison, wisconsin at night
Last Line: (receding footsteps)
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Scholarship & Scholars; Women; Male-female Relations


AMAZING GRACE    Poem Text    
First Line: People going straight up to heaven
Subject(s): Iowa


AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: Go there!' 'stay here!'
Last Line: "to go."
Subject(s): Moving & Movers; Travel; Journeys; Trips


AN OLIVE FOR SATIE    Poem Text    
First Line: Easily whelmed by the past
Last Line: To presence of world in her face
Subject(s): Olive Trees & Olives


AN OR    Poem Text    
First Line: Wild empty leaps?
Last Line: (or one comma there)
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


AND    Poem Text    
First Line: Black walnut foliage … a burst of gold
Last Line: In her studio's air
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Transience


AND WHAT'S YOUR DERIVATIONAL PROFILE?    Poem Text    
First Line: Whammo ammo, the ammo of choice
Last Line: Some time next year
Subject(s): Identity


ANGEL WINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: High / on the great
Last Line: Utah
Subject(s): Creeley, Robert (B. 1926); Language; Poetry & Poets; Words; Vocabulary


ANIMATION SUBSIDES INTO TERMINAL SLAPSTICK    Poem Text    
Last Line: They thought they had
Subject(s): Language


ANSWERING    Poem Text    
First Line: The buddha / is in / in the vacuum cleaner
Last Line: Enjoy your termites and bourbon
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


ANTI-LULLABY    Poem Text    
First Line: Wake up from a dream
Last Line: At the café spartacus
Subject(s): Morning; Waking


ANY NEWS FROM ALPHA CENTAURI    Poem Text    
First Line: The dog suddenly punched the back of his knee with its snout
Last Line: All its doors
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Bars & Bartenders; Native Americans; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons; Indians Of America; American Indians; Indians Of South America


APOCRYPHA HIPPONACTEA    Poem Text    
First Line: Fly likes smell of shit
Last Line: Has nothing to do with you
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


ARCANA GARDENS    Poem Text    
First Line: The cat's apprehensive inside her head
Last Line: "time for your van morrison sir"
Subject(s): Language; Poetry & Poets; Writing & Writers; Words; Vocabulary


AS LEAVES SWEEP PAST    Poem Text    
First Line: Sister & joe & mistah rilke
Last Line: Way up in the flying dust
Subject(s): Memory; Past; Poetry & Poets


AT EVENFALL    Poem Text    
First Line: Recall enormous heave of moment
Last Line: Always treat language like a dangerous toy
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Proverbs; Maxims; Adages


AT THIS POINT, THE MOON STARTS TO TAKE ON A LITTLE BROWN AND GRAY...    Poem Text    
First Line: Up in the andes / an old peruvian
Last Line: The old peruvian
Subject(s): Mountains; Peru; South America; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Eight years behind a microphone -- blip
Last Line: Then bid farewell to normal speak
Subject(s): Microphones; Radio; Speech; Oratory; Orators


AWKWARD SPRING    Poem Text    
Last Line: Equal to my desire
Subject(s): Dogs


BIG DOG    Poem Text    
First Line: I bring you / this head
Last Line: Be a man again.
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Pets


BIG FURRY BUDDHA IN BACK YARD    Poem Text    
First Line: It's a made-up name
Last Line: Bat is flutterer fluttermouse
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Symphonies; Concerts


BITS OF SOFT ANXIETY; FOR PHILIP WHALEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Dreamt: crossroads
Last Line: As it was in the other place where he spent most of his happy waking time


BORN TODAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Is to be one to the one
Last Line: Hold that frame
Subject(s): Birth; Music & Musicians; Child Birth; Midwifery


BROTHER (D.H.) LAWRENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: And all the eerie / 'previous' states of mind
Last Line: Reading his number on the turtle
Subject(s): Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930)


BUFFALO - ISLE OF WIGHT POWER CABLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Writing a letter he said
Last Line: Slowly he drove up to the starting line
Subject(s): Isle Of Wight; Travel; Vacation; Journeys; Trips


CANTO ARASTRA    Poem Text    
First Line: Opera creatures technicolor elves
Last Line: All gone & going things
Subject(s): Spain


CAT-GODS' CHANNEL    Poem Text    
First Line: We elegant erasers of mice
Last Line: And so, with ancient yelps, we torch your maps
Subject(s): Buildings & Builders; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


CAUGHT WITH A PRONOUN       
First Line: The nanosecond before choice itself (?) occurs
Last Line: Not allowed on this reservation
Subject(s): Grammar; Poetry & Poets


CHANSON; AFTER PIERRE REVERDY       
First Line: When she wouldn't be there
Last Line: Getting very bored now all alone by itself
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


CLASSROOM    Poem Text    
First Line: Seas of tranquility they sort of nod
Last Line: Not even on postcards
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


DE AMOR Y OTRAS COSAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Sunday: mission bells at six in the morning
Last Line: And valiantly marshal their strength and cunning.


DE AMORE       
First Line: Love-I -- thou -- me-off-pissest
Last Line: Everything's changed for the best
Subject(s): Love; Romance; Writing & Writers


DIARY    Poem Text    
First Line: One day's / big event was when
Last Line: State of combustion
Subject(s): Diaries


DINING [OR, EATING] OUT ALONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Through two layers of glass
Last Line: Of which I am one, dining out alone
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Food & Eating; Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


DOC HOLLIDAY       
First Line: The silences grow taller
Last Line: Of the once happy beast
Subject(s): Insanity; Madness; Mental Illness


DOUBLE MARTINI    Poem Text    
First Line: Do you remember
Last Line: Smiling, moving along, serving the lords of this world
Subject(s): Hearts; Love


ELEGY    Poem Text    
First Line: The laundry-basket lid is still there
Last Line: Entirely
Subject(s): Death; Sympathy; Dead, The; Empathy


ELEPHANT ROCK    Poem Text    
First Line: The huge weight / and granite shape of it
Last Line: Ever known as the features of god
Subject(s): Statues; Stones; Granite; Rocks


END OF THE RANGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Weep ye protein herders weep
Last Line: And the foreigners are fighting back
Subject(s): Aliens; Immigrants; Trail Of Tears (1838-39); Extraterrestrials; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration; Native Americans - Removal


FAIR POETRY EATS TREMBLING MATTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Remote omar / lyrical bug
Last Line: Punctuated by the other
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets - French; Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-1894)


FOR TED    Poem Text    
First Line: It is 0200 hrs july 8, 1983
Last Line: To make me laugh so hard I almost shit my pants
Subject(s): Berrigan, Ted (1934-1983); Death; Drinks & Drinking; Funerals; Berrigan, Edmund Joseph; Dead, The; Wine; Burials


GLENWOOD SPRINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Under doc holliday's / weary eyes
Last Line: As mountains
Subject(s): Hotels; Travel; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Journeys; Trips


HALO BLADE    Poem Text    
First Line: Simple, it said be mouth
Last Line: Into long tinge remembered
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


HANGING WITH HARPOCRATES    Poem Text    
First Line: Walk into dark verbarium hit the switch
Last Line: A body runs past
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


HEAD SKY CONVOY PATTERN; I.M. FRANCO BELTRAMETTI       
First Line: Spirit murmur echoes
Last Line: Leaf tip holds dawn's door
Subject(s): Astronauts; Beltrametti, Franco (1937-1995); Crockett, Davy (1786-1836); Earth; Planets; Sky; World


HELSINKI, 1940    Poem Text    
First Line: Exploding, shattering, burning / big lights in the sky
Last Line: All of whom really felt like living
Subject(s): Friendship - Selectivity; Guests; Neighbors; Visiting


HEY, DR: WHO, LET'S DIAL 1965    Poem Text    
First Line: In petaled decade glassy sunlight
Last Line: Dancers receding?
Subject(s): Screen Writing; Motion Pictures - Play Writing


HI, HAUNTING    Poem Text    
First Line: Back then it seemed he had more to say
Last Line: The dreadful great
Subject(s): Death; Poetry & Poets; Dead, The


I.M. HANNES HOLLO, 1959-1999    Poem Text    
First Line: Fought the hungry ghosts here on earth
Last Line: The end rolls up too soon always too soon
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


IL Y A    Poem Text    
First Line: There is self-beast in season / bright dew on grass
Last Line: (diligent messengers)
Subject(s): Messages & Messengers


IN THE LAND OF ART    Poem Text    
First Line: The artists / work on the art farm
Last Line: In the land of art.
Subject(s): Art & Artists


IN THE LIBRARY OF POETS' RECORDINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: The dead speakers / we can hear
Last Line: Can not be retrieved
Subject(s): Death; Poetry & Poets; Dead, The


IN THE MARSHALL MINNESOTA QUICKSTOP    Poem Text    
Last Line: They'll never leave you
Subject(s): Memory


IN THE MUSIC COMPOSED BY NUTRITIOUS ALGAE    Poem Text    
First Line: Thought lined up pale winter
Last Line: Question, indeed
Subject(s): Composers; Music & Musicians


IN THE OCTAGONAL ROOM       
First Line: To see / blake's earth
Last Line: Rests
Subject(s): Blake, William (1757-1827); Blood; Cruelty; Pain; Tate Museum, London; Suffering; Misery


IN THE RAGING BALANCE; I.M. JACK CLARKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Energy, the man said, equals
Last Line: Think of it it couldn't possibly be
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Books; Reading


IN THE VOICE OF JANE TO HER MOTHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Caught myself / putting away four dresses
Last Line: But I tell them all gettahellouttahere! / the western way
Subject(s): Mothers & Daughters; Clothing & Dress


INDIAN SUMMERS    Poem Text    
First Line: On the wall / vine leaves / in his eye
Last Line: No end to the things made out of human talk
Subject(s): Indian Summer


INFO; FOR JOE CARDARELLI    Poem Text    
First Line: A bunch of gods
Last Line: Hey wow that's some good info
Subject(s): Messages & Messengers; News


INSTANCES    Poem Text    
First Line: Nice place ya got here
Last Line: In malinche's country
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Travel; Journeys; Trips


INTRODUCTION    Poem Text    
First Line: The poet vallejo invented new ways of walking
Last Line: He describes those inventions
Subject(s): Inventions & Inventors; Poetry & Poets; Vallejo, Cesar (1892-1917)


IRRITABLE ALIENS    Poem Text    
First Line: Texas, texas jack omohundro
Last Line: Take us there, pronto
Subject(s): Aliens; Texas; Extraterrestrials


IT IS THE THINKING    Poem Text    
Last Line: You were such a good head
Subject(s): Thought


IT WAS ALL ABOUT...    Poem Text    
First Line: Poor communications / mistaken identity
Last Line: Or, what I remember of tristan and isolde
Subject(s): Memory


JOURNEY    Poem Text    
First Line: ... Watched you / and you were turning, turning
Last Line: You – light in the dark that shines beyond walls or time …
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


KICKING MANHATTAN TO PIECES EVERY NIGHT    Poem Text    
Last Line: A bottle of the red medicine to her blue lips
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


KINDLY WATER OTHER LEVEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Two found together - construct regard
Last Line: A vivid weightless bean
Subject(s): Grandparents; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


LA NOCHE    Poem Text    
First Line: The wind let loose in the dark
Last Line: For the long journey across a room
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


LATE NIGHT DREAM MOVIES; TO CHRISTOPHER TOLL    Poem Text    
First Line: The war beneath the seas / is quiet
Last Line: That's an honest word.
Subject(s): Dreams; Sleep; Nightmares


LE JAZZ HOT    Poem Text    
First Line: Talked to my father again in a dream he seemed happy
Last Line: And found it of some interest
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians


LETTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear sister, where was it, where is it now
Last Line: That anyone was going to understand that.
Subject(s): Sisters


LETTER TO UNCLE O; FOR ANDREI CORDESCU    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear publius ovidius / 'the nose'
Last Line: Between the lines
Subject(s): Ovid (43 B.c.-17 A.d.)


LIFE IN THE TWISTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Bare freckled skin under black cloak
Last Line: "or vice versa..."
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Poetry & Poets; Skin; Male-female Relations


LIGHTHOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: The house / in north platte, nebraska
Last Line: They're not expecting him back / anytime soon
Subject(s): "cody, William ""buffalo Bill"" (1846-1917); Houses; Absence;


LOS SEDENTARIOS    Poem Text    
First Line: Most of the time we sit down
Last Line: Now is the time to get up
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


LOST ORIGINAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Mr. K said in times of great crudity
Last Line: Still asking on down the road
Subject(s): Roads; Travel; Paths; Trails; Journeys; Trips


LOST ORIGINAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Mr. K. Said in times of great crudity
Last Line: Still asking on down the road
Subject(s): Roads; Travel; Paths; Trails; Journeys; Trips


MANIFEST DESTINY    Poem Text    
First Line: To arrive in front of large video screen
Last Line: In its most obvious form, the poor
Subject(s): Poverty


MARCHEN (BEGINNER'S LUCK)    Poem Text    
First Line: One day / ted berrigan
Last Line: It was the first time they tried it
Subject(s): Berrigan, Ted (1934-1983); Berrigan, Edmund Joseph


MEMORY RAIN PRIDE WIND    Poem Text    
Last Line: Bring the form to the crazy weaving
Subject(s): Absence; Coltrane, John (1926-1967)


MY SISTER LIKED THE POSTCARD OF SNOW    Poem Text    
First Line: White and the seven dwarfs
Last Line: Light as a bird-bone
Subject(s): Memory; Nostalgia


NEAR MISS HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Order out of chaos equals frogs
Last Line: Opens the book
Subject(s): Books; Jazz; Music & Musicians; Musical Instruments; Poetry & Poets; Violins; Reading


NO COMPLAINTS; FOR ROBERT GRENIER    Poem Text    
First Line: On the high plains
Last Line: At the end
Subject(s): Prairies; Tibet; Travel; Plains; Journeys; Trips


NO DETACHMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Step out snow and sunshine
Last Line: Flashed out of the void today
Subject(s): Books; New York Times (Newspaper); Reading


NO MONEY    Poem Text    
First Line: The last empress of china
Last Line: That's why there is no money
Subject(s): Steamboats


NOW ON TO GHAZAL GULCH    Poem Text    
First Line: When did you last see your criteria?'
Last Line: "souls free of the body"
Subject(s): Bodies; Soul


OLD ARISTIPPUS       
First Line: Night morn of glass / in cage of age
Last Line: Say the murmurous measurers
Subject(s): Aristippus (435-366 B.c.); Old Age; Philosophy & Philosophers


OLD CAT SOMBER MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Running into feeling befuddles. A kiss, a moment, spiky
Last Line: Are.
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Old Age; Work; Workers


ON THE OCCASION OF A POET'S DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: The dedication and intensity of the dead
Last Line: The disembodied glories of hades await us.
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Memory; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


ONCE IN KHAIROUAN, SOUTH OF TUNIS, A YELLOW KABYL DOG BIT    Poem Text    
Last Line: He or she would immediately recognize it as such
Subject(s): Dogs; Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875-1926)


ONE OF THE PINES HAS A BEND IN IT    Poem Text    
Last Line: There's no way of telling what goes on there
Subject(s): Measurement Units; Horses


OR, TO HOCUS THE ANIMALS OF THE PURSUERS BY CHANGING THEIR DREAM...       
First Line: Cold and windy cloud with delicate
Last Line: Joseph cornell knew it well
Subject(s): Books; Cornell, Joseph (1903-1972); Poetry & Poets; Reading


PAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: In measured hand / we write the letter
Last Line: Go to it.
Subject(s): Violence


POCATELLO, IDAHO    Poem Text    
First Line: Thin man whacking / away at tire with mattock
Last Line: Sight
Subject(s): Idaho


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: A painting with no background at all, or
Last Line: The light of their eyes
Subject(s): Farewell; Expressionism - Poets; Parting


POSSIBLE DEFINITIONS OF 'BEAUTY' AND 'HAPPINESS' [OR, POSSIBLES]    Poem Text    
First Line: Babies / cry / all / different
Last Line: Soft soft in the dark
Subject(s): Beauty


PUT IN A QUAVER, HERE AND THERE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is smooth, fairly uniformly gray
Last Line: Vicinity: mute witnesses, they could yet prove to be guides.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; History; Philosophy & Philosophers; Historians


RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: One evening as we were lounging in his apartment in a relaxed mood
Last Line: The substance of the land into the sea
Subject(s): Rain; Water


REVIEWING THE TAPE; I.M. PIERO HELICZER    Poem Text    
First Line: Calling 1959 calling 1959 what does he know
Last Line: Cave equals room equals window
Subject(s): Books; Writing & Writers; Reading


ROCKET    Poem Text    
First Line: Teacher, teacher / - I don't like this asswignment
Last Line: Post-chaise & brigantine
Subject(s): Rockets; Schools; Likes & Dislikes


RUNDFUNK; I.M. HELMUT HEISSENBUTEL 1921-1996    Poem Text    
First Line: Follow blue fern to this eve's hostelry
Last Line: Night's rollers turn with tender uneasy weight
Subject(s): War


SAILS OF MURMUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Rose blade runs through beam
Last Line: If it please the dawn
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


SATURDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: We sea monsters
Last Line: Trying to become space monsters
Subject(s): Monsters


SCRIPT MIST       
First Line: Hang on to moment, naked, fair
Last Line: In the great carpentry
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Screen Writing; Writing & Writers; Motion Pictures - Play Writing


SECRET COHESIVE TACTICS    Poem Text    
First Line: Blip off dim sunset. Blip on wild din sunrise!
Last Line: Gather voice from house now ash and air.
Subject(s): Love


SI, SI, E.E.    Poem Text    
First Line: Warm legend, blue shadow
Last Line: (& yes, they wore great big hats, size extra large
Subject(s): Books; Cummings, E. E. (1894-1962); Language; Poetry & Poets; Reading; Words; Vocabulary


SIX FROM ARNO HOLZ'S ?Ç£PHANTASUS?Ç¥    Poem Text    
First Line: I want to know all the secrets!
Last Line: Into a golden chamber pot
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Language; Words; Vocabulary


SNAIL    Poem Text    
First Line: Ess enn a eye ell
Last Line: Snail / evolution
Subject(s): Snails; Evolution


SPACE BALTIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Far, far / in the future I see
Last Line: "... Yesh ... Yesh ... We used to call that a foot-ball..."
Subject(s): Americans


SUNSET CABOOSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Freight train, freight train / going so fast'
Last Line: To what is brought out of light
Subject(s): Railroads; Travel; Railways; Trains; Journeys; Trips


TEMPUS? FUGGIT!    Poem Text    
First Line: Unbound from yonder level / of oceans of presence
Last Line: In loud formations over sound / never dim
Subject(s): Language


THAT OLD SAUNA HIGH    Poem Text    
First Line: To make the vapor bath
Last Line: All clean inside
Subject(s): Saunas


THE BEETLE WAKES UP       


THE COHERENCES    Poem Text    
First Line: For whom the
Last Line: Speech
Subject(s): Cruise Ships; Dancing & Dancers; Music, Rock; Travel; Rock & Roll; Journeys; Trips


THE CURVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Missed / due to alcohol it was
Last Line: On the other side of the ditch
Subject(s): Automobile Accidents


THE DAYS: AIR    Poem Text    
First Line: The riddles I talked in
Last Line: In words & air
Subject(s): Desire


THE DISCOVERY OF LSD A TRUE STORY       
First Line: The dose of a mere / fifty micrograms totally altered
Subject(s): Lsd (Lysergic Acid


THE EMPRESS HOTEL POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Just get up / and sit down again. Then
Last Line: In the other poem.
Subject(s): Hotels; Housekeeping; Language; Rooms; Tourists; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Words; Vocabulary


THE FISH    Poem Text    
First Line: In the tank
Last Line: Kept them awake & talking some more
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing


THE FORCE OF BEING SHE RELEASED IN HIM BEING    Poem Text    
Last Line: And a cup of mint tea with honey
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships


THE LIGHTS GOING ON IN THE ROOMS STRUNG OUT BACK THROUGH THE YEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: The way / the blue room
Last Line: Your / beholder
Subject(s): Love


THE LOW BLACK SQUARE    Poem Text    
First Line: Is a table
Last Line: They're just some flowers
Subject(s): Dinners & Dining; Guests; Restaurants; Tables; Visiting; Cafes; Diners


THE MISSING PAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: It was a poem, the jittery sort
Last Line: Yearning and delight
Subject(s): Books; Poetry & Poets; Reading


THE NEW STYLE WESTERN    Poem Text    
First Line: The two horsemen
Last Line: Of living together
Subject(s): Farm Life; Rio Grande River; West (U.s.); Agriculture; Farmers; Southwest; Pacific States


THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: Turn, tremble at honk
Last Line: To where road starts again
Subject(s): Buildings & Builders; Cities; Future Life; Labor & Laborers; Urban Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Work; Workers


THE OLDER ARTIST    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Kid's written a 200-page lament
Last Line: And too many shoes.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Books; Reading


THE ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: The one / long hair in my beard
Last Line: It's yours
Subject(s): Laughter


THE RED PIANO    Poem Text    
First Line: A red piano / he says
Last Line: Let us think more musical thoughts.
Subject(s): Musical Instruments; Pianos


THE RESEMBLANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Hey did you see the man that looked like a camel
Last Line: Just likie a camel
Subject(s): Camels


THE WALDEN VARIATIONS; FOR ROBERT CREELEY    Poem Text    
First Line: White hair
Last Line: Old sun
Subject(s): Creeley, Robert (B. 1926)


THE YEARS; I.M. CHARLES BUKOWSKI       
First Line: I met her at the west end bar. I mounted
Last Line: I was a nice guy.
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Bars & Bartenders; Bukowski, Charles (1920-1994); Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons


THINGS TO DO IN SALZBURG    Poem Text    
First Line: Walk, alone / the narrow lane from st. Peter's
Last Line: As my father.
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Drinks & Drinking; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons; Wine


THINGS TO DO WITH LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: Hang out with quantum generation
Last Line: From l'oeil de ma jeanne
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


TIC-TOC    Poem Text    
First Line: Though he looked a bit jerky
Last Line: I was reading then / ave alque vale
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Poetry & Poets; Oppenheimer, Joel (1930-1988); Orbison, Roy (1936-1988)


TIME ROCKING ON    Poem Text    
First Line: Fell far from tribe
Last Line: & raise to ear
Subject(s): Grief; Tears; Sorrow; Sadness


TO BE BORN AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Inside my mother / I make a little fist
Last Line: "you've been forgiven"
Subject(s): Babies; Birth; Fertility; Mothers; Pregnancy; Infants; Child Birth; Midwifery


TREMENDOUS WIND AND RAIN    Poem Text    
Last Line: Now a resident of paradise
Subject(s): New York City; Storms


TUMBLEWEED    Poem Text    
First Line: On 'the day of great routes'
Last Line: In the soul
Subject(s): Tumble-weeds


TURN OFF THE NEWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Anxiety gallops through chatter
Last Line: Sneeze
Subject(s): Anxiety; News


TV: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: For he is ishi the last of his tribe'
Last Line: Is yours and mine and it is late
Subject(s): Television; Tv


TV: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Funny / nazis!
Last Line: More funny nazis!
Subject(s): Nazis; Television; National Socialism; Tv


TWO PARTS    Poem Text    
First Line: Listen to me
Last Line: Puking long streams of it
Subject(s): Language; Poetry & Poets; Words; Vocabulary


ULTRAISTA ONEIRIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Dream vortices broadcast / humorous din
Last Line: Bounces into unsteady calm
Subject(s): Dreams; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Nightmares; Ocean


UNTIL DEATH DO US PART       
First Line: To think of them
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


VALID    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Having a pasaporte, how much more valid
Last Line: Tackle the razor wire!
Subject(s): Passports; Travel; Journeys; Trips


VIBRANT LONS    Poem Text    
First Line: Minutes / selves / socks
Last Line: In a cyclone of dizzy cares
Subject(s): Desire


VISITORS FROM TIBET    Poem Text    
First Line: A cock signifying craving & greed
Last Line: But I tell them all gettahellouttahere! / the western way
Subject(s): Animals


WAS THAT REALLY A SONNET?    Poem Text    
First Line: Human being' / has government
Last Line: Compared to natural flutter
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Sonnet (As Literary Form)


WASP SEX MYTH (ONE)    Poem Text    
First Line: When he comes home at night
Subject(s): Modern Man


WASP SEX MYTH (TWO)       
First Line: Ted & marge had been married eight years. The first three, ted was insane
Subject(s): Modern Man


WHERE WAS IT I    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Death; Funerals; Identity


WINGS OVER MAXIMUS    Poem Text    
First Line: 51 pegasus a sun
Last Line: "& her name was solitaire"
Subject(s): Absence; Solitude


WRONG CHANNEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Old ez / more prophetic than he knew
Last Line: Future planet / needs good tyrants
Subject(s): Tyranny & Tyrants


YOU    Poem Text    
First Line: Three times as many of you
Last Line: As when I was born
Subject(s): Babies; Birth; Infants; Child Birth; Midwifery


YOUR FRIEND    Poem Text    
First Line: He said this
Last Line: Until the next try
Subject(s): Friendship


YOUR TURN    Poem Text    
First Line: Dewdrop ode sweet licks
Last Line: Make neurons dance in world muse impulse book
Subject(s): Cities; Melodies; Music & Musicians; Urban Life


ZOOMING; FOR TOM RAWORTH    Poem Text    
First Line: She looked on him and
Last Line: As yet unaware of its horrendous designs
Subject(s): Romance