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Author: JONES, HETTIE
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Jones, Hettie    Poet's Biography
16 poems available by this author


AFTERTUNE    Poem Text    
First Line: I've been alive since thirty-four
Last Line: And singing
Subject(s): Self


CIVIL WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: Into my sister's kitchen
Last Line: I am forever / committed
Subject(s): Birds; Sisters


DRESSES: FOUR OF MINE FOR NAIMA BALAHI    Poem Text    
First Line: So narrow they seem sewn
Last Line: Unable to wear them, unable to part with them
Subject(s): Clothing & Dress; Women's Rights


HARD DRIVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Saturday the stuffed bears were up again
Variant Title(s): Untitled (Teddy Bears On The Highway)
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


HAVING BEEN HER        Recitation by Author
First Line: On the bus
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


HOMAGE TO FRANK O'HARA'S PERSONAL POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Over and over the mind returns
Subject(s): O'hara, Frank (1926-1966); Homage & Respect


IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER    Poem Text    
First Line: Tonight she brings
Last Line: Her shining / black eyes
Subject(s): Pictures


LAMENT FOR A TURKISH SUICIDE AGE 22    Poem Text    
First Line: What she wanted was more
Last Line: And left the facric / of her brief life
Subject(s): Turkey; Women's Rights; Suicide


MOTHER MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Mother moon surfs the sky
Last Line: We too / we change
Subject(s): Prisons & Prisoners; Women; Teaching & Teachers


PRAISE    Poem Text    
First Line: All praise the midweek market
Last Line: Them. Praise all. All praise
Subject(s): Praise


RABBITS RABBITS RABBITS 2/1/80    Poem Text    
First Line: When I leave you this morning
Last Line: Before, I was with you, / now I'm here
Subject(s): Love – Loss Of


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: Love never held my hand
Last Line: But I’ve always wondered
Subject(s): Love – Complaints


SUBWAY POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Yo, spring
Last Line: And your sweet ass
Subject(s): Spring


THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES / OR CLIMBING BACK ON THE ROOF    Poem Text    
First Line: I was forty-five
Subject(s): Middle Age; Menstruation


WEATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: My folder of poems
Last Line: Are you breathing, are you lucky enough
Subject(s): Weather


WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Are keys
Last Line: Though it dreams of leaving
Subject(s): Language; Love – Loss Of