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Author: HULL, LYNDA
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Hull, Lynda    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Wojahn, David, Mrs.
27 poems available by this author


ADAGIO    Poem Text    
First Line: Across majestic boulevard, steam bath
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse


BAR XANADU    Poem Text    
First Line: A perfect veronica, invisible, scallops air
Last Line: Riffling your skirt in the scent of blood oranges and sweat
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Prostitution; Disappointment; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons; Harlots; Whores; Brothels


BLACK MARE    Poem Text    
First Line: It snakes behind me, this invisible chain gang
Last Line: Terminal hotel, the world shuddering with trains
Subject(s): Hotels; Love - Complaints; Disappointmenr; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


CHINESE NEW YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: The dragon is in the street dancing beneath windows
Last Line: He brings me ghost money
Subject(s): New Year; Conduct Of Life


FIAT LUX    Poem Text    
First Line: Static from the radio stippled gray as anesthesia dream
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


HOLLYWOOD JAZZ    Poem Text    
First Line: Who says it's cool says wrong
Last Line: Here. Take my arm, walk with me
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians


HOSPICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Frayed cables bear perilously the antiquated lift
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


INSECT LIFE OF FLORIDA    Poem Text    
First Line: In those days I thought their endless thrum
Last Line: And dangerous as the human heart
Subject(s): Florida; Family Life; Insects; Animals; Relatives; Bugs


JACKSON HOTEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes after hours of wine I can almost see
Subject(s): Hotels; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


LOST FUGUE FOR CHET    Poem Text    
First Line: A single spot slides the trumpet's flare then stops
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Baker, Chet (1929-1988); Jazz; Music & Musicians; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse


MIDNIGHT REPORTS    Poem Text    
First Line: That's how billboards give up their promises
Subject(s): Music, Rock; Rock & Roll


NIGHT WAITRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Reflected in the plate glass, the pies
Subject(s): Music, Rock; Restaurants; Waiters & Waitresses; Rock & Roll; Cafes; Diners


ORNITHOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Gone to seed, ailanthus, the poverty
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians


RIVERS INTO SEAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Palaces of drift and crystal, the clouds
Last Line: Adrift in the sea’s restless shouldering
Subject(s): Travel; Seas; Rivers; Journeys; Trips


SHORE LEAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: She wears the sailor suit - a blouse with anchors
Last Line: All night long over the sleek, impossible cars
Subject(s): Fathers & Daughters


SLICK PACKAGES    Poem Text    
First Line: When the supermarket flourescents threaten
Last Line: Your net bag of sleek passages like a weapon
Subject(s): Supermarkets


SUITE FOR EMILY: 1. THE LETTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Everywhere the windows give up nothing
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 2. HOLY CITY, CITY OF NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: What is that general rule which tells
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 3. COMBAT ZONE/WAR STORIES    Poem Text    
First Line: The district's been demolished, sown with salt
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 4. JAIL, FLAMES -- JERSEY 1971    Poem Text    
First Line: The psychic's globe whirls its winds: demons
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 5. ADDRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Hello death angel, old familiar, old nemesis
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 6. DARTMOUTH WOMEN'S PRISON, 1992    Poem Text    
First Line: Emily, delirium's your province
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


SUITE FOR EMILY: 7. A STYLE OF PRAYER    Poem Text    
First Line: There is a prayer that goes lord I am powerless
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Sickness; Illness


THE WINDOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Streak of world blurred charcoal & scarlet, the el slows,
Last Line: That thing which shines & doth so much torment us
Subject(s): Identity; Conduct Of Life


TIDE OF VOICES    Poem Text    
First Line: At the hour the streetlights come on, buildings
Last Line: The tide of voices pearling in our hands
Subject(s): Love


UTOPIA PARKWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Marble steps cascade like stereopticon
Last Line: Cyngus, the pleiades, one of the graces
Subject(s): Bacall, Lauren; Carmichael, Hoagy (1899-1981); Cornell, Joseph (1903-1972)


VISITING HOUR    Poem Text    
First Line: From the hospital solarium we watch row houses
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse