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Author: KLEINZAHLER, AUGUST
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Kleinzahler, August    Poet's Biography
28 poems available by this author


A FABLE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Weasel and the ponce were having a confab
Subject(s): Bad Behavior


BEFORE DAWN ON BLUFF ROAD    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Aging; Transience; Impermanence


CHRISTMAS IN CHINATOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: They're off doing what they do
Subject(s): Chinatown. New York City; Christmas; Nativity, The


DISAPPOINTMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: A faint smell of urine
Subject(s): Disappointment


EAST OF THE LIBRARY, ACROSS FROM THE ODD FELLOWS BUILDING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: That bummy smell you meet
Subject(s): Cities; Urban Life


EPISTLE XIV    Poem Text    
First Line: You ask, aristippus, and I tell you
Subject(s): Aristippus (435-366 B.c.); Poetry & Poets


FURTHER TOYS    Poem Text    
First Line: The janitor washing the blackboard
Last Line: Ripples across the sky overhead / brilliant afternoon
Variant Title(s): Toys
Subject(s): Human Behavior; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


GREEN SEES THINGS IN WAVES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Drugs & Drug Abuse; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin


LAND'S END        Recitation by Author


LATE INDIAN SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: The rains hold off another week
Last Line: Exhausted and stunned
Subject(s): Indian Summer


LIKE CITIES, LIKE STORMS    Poem Text    
Last Line: A foot off the ground, / but holding
Subject(s): Cities; Music & Musicians; Memory


LOVE POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: As long as the cat comes home
Last Line: Out of notes, dying.
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians


MEAT    Poem Text    
First Line: How much meat moves
Subject(s): City & Town Life


OLD MOVIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Fueled with violins, the luscious soundtrack
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


ON THE OCCASION OF THOM GUNN'S 60TH BIRTHDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Heyho, loverboy / is that a radioactive isotope you've got
Last Line: Laughing temsleves sick
Variant Title(s): After Catullus
Subject(s): Gunn, Thom (B. 1929)


SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK    Poem Text    
First Line: A red band of light stretches across the west
Subject(s): Air Travel; Cities; Urban Life


SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER       
First Line: And who were they all in your sleep last night
Last Line: Come morning.
Subject(s): Dreams; Reality; Nightmares


THE DAMSELFLY    Poem Text    
First Line: A petal of jasmine caught up
Subject(s): Damselflies


THE DOG STOLTZ    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The dog stoltz pushed his paw pads into my neck
Subject(s): Dogs; Poetry & Poets


THE HEREAFTER    Poem Text    
First Line: At the gates to the hereafter
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


THE INTERIOR DECORATOR ON SUNDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Those strange and translucent scampi in latern hats
Subject(s): Interior Design & Decorators


THE PARK        Recitation by Author


THE STRANGE HOURS TRAVELERS KEEP    Poem Text    
First Line: The markets never rest
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


THE TARTAR SWEPT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The tartar swept across the plain
Subject(s): War; Tatars; Tartars


TRANTER IN AMERICA        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Tranter, John (B. 1943); New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


UTTAR PRADESH    Poem Text    
First Line: You were dozing over uttar pradesh
Subject(s): Air Travel


WATCHING DOGWOOD BLOSSOMS FALL IN A PARKING LOT OFF ROUTE 46    Poem Text    
First Line: Dogwood blossoms drift down at evening
Subject(s): Dogwood


WINTER BALL    Poem Text    
First Line: The squat man under the hoop
Last Line: With dark coming on and the cold
Subject(s): Basketball