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Author: HOWE, FANNY
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Howe, Fanny    Poet's Biography
35 poems available by this author


A HYMN    Poem Text    
First Line: I traveled to the page where scripture meets fiction.
Last Line: Flipping through sewers for a flash of christ
Subject(s): Social Commentary


BASIC SCIENCE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: One cadaver said to the other
Subject(s): Life


BY HALVES    Poem Text    
First Line: We are always half way there
Last Line: On our way to such a communion
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


EVERYTHING    Poem Text    
First Line: Infinite nesting
Last Line: Red moon at 3 am
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


EVERYTHING'S A FAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Coyote scruff in canyons off mulholland drive. Fragrance of sage and rosemary, now
Last Line: But a symptom nonetheless
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Social Commentary; California


EVERYTHING'S A FAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Coyote scruff in canyons off mulholland drive. Fragrance of sage
Subject(s): California


FOOTSTEPS    Poem Text    
First Line: I have never arrived
Last Line: Slave up, slave down
Subject(s): Failure


GULLS        Recitation by Author


ICE    Poem Text    
First Line: They say ice
Last Line: Your liquor, your dog, but not your death
Subject(s): Ice


LET IT SNOW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Let it snow unless it is in heaven
Last Line: Winter dinner bell
Subject(s): Snow


MY BROKEN HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: On the 85th night of 19-- there were 280 days left in the year
Last Line: Am I really better at being crushed than I was before?
Subject(s): Disappointment


NOT AS MUCH    Poem Text    
First Line: Bracken and primrose
Last Line: With her breasts
Subject(s): Women; Clothing & Dress


O'CLOCK    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: You float inside your water
Subject(s): Time; Leaves; Water


O'CLOCK: 16    Poem Text    
First Line: Where twigs are breaking stones
Subject(s): Experience


ONE NIGHT IN BALTHAZAR    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The hotel bar downstairs
Last Line: As if he was the one
Subject(s): City & Town Life


OUTREMER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Some people wish to leave this earth
Last Line: I know, because he walked at my side for a short time
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


OXFORD    Poem Text    
First Line: Homeless and never sadder,
Last Line: The book is out of print
Subject(s): Oxford, England; Books & Reading


REMEMBER    Poem Text    
First Line: Where the great titanic
Last Line: Than the block of ice
Subject(s): Titanic (Ship)


SCRAPE AND BELL        Recitation by Author


SLIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: There is no bridge
Last Line: This hoop-la, / condescended to


STARLET    Poem Text    
First Line: That terrible day my heart took a blow that nearly killed
Last Line: Do I know it's there at all?
Subject(s): Disappointment; Actors & Actresses; Actresses


THE ADVANCE OF THE FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: From rain drenched homeland into a well: the upturned animal
Last Line: With the ingratiating stoop of those who came second in the world
Subject(s): Relationships


THE ANGELS    Poem Text    
First Line: The lassitude of angels
Last Line: Their suffering has brought
Subject(s): Angels


THE CENOTAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: I want to leave this place
Last Line: My pillow is my friend
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE DESCENT        Recitation by Author


THE HUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Up the hill is a hut made of sound
Last Line: It dwells in ashen buildings where the present sleeps
Subject(s): Buildings & Builders


THE LAW    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a law against us
Last Line: My respect for nature / and space
Subject(s): Law & Lawyers; Attorneys


THIRD WORD FROM THE EAST    Poem Text    
First Line: In my sleep mohammed spoke
Last Line: One can see the shape but not the face
Subject(s): Prophecy & Prophets; Mohammed


THREE PERSONS    Poem Text    
First Line: The fields are infertile
Last Line: There was never any other
Subject(s): Mind, The


UNDAY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: From no nowhere not near the sea
Last Line: Undoing would be undone


VETERAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I donít believe in ashes; some of the others do
Last Line: The one that moves around each form
Subject(s): Wind; Beliefs


VICTORY    Poem Text    
First Line: There is no rescue mission where it isnít freezing
Last Line: Into hip-hop? Dunnoóbut itís wonderful
Subject(s): Youth; Social Commentary; City & Town Life


WHAT DID YOU SEE?    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I saw the shrouds of prisoners
Last Line: And I recognize them!
Subject(s): Prisons & Prisoners; Convicts


WINTER DISTANCES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Last Line: When all these books are turf
Subject(s): Winter


YOU CAN?«÷T WARM YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF A BOOK BUT YOU CAN WARM YOUR HOPES THERE    Poem Text    
First Line: Feathers fluffed the ashtray bin at the bottom of the elevator. Feathers and a smeared
Last Line: His rilke with a gentle smile
Subject(s): City & Town Life