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Author: MULLEN, HARRYETTE
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Mullen, Harryette    Poet's Biography
35 poems available by this author


ALL SHE WROTE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Letters; Writing & Writers


ANY LIT    Poem Text    
First Line: You are a ukulele beyond my microphone
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


BLACK NIKES    Poem Text    
First Line: We need quarters like king tut needed a boat. A slave could row him to heaven from his crypt in
Subject(s): Egypt; Environment; Shoes; Homecoming; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation; Boots; Sneakers; Shoemakers


ELLIPTICAL    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Failure; Language; Relationships; Words; Vocabulary


GO ON SISTER SING YOUR SONG    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


IT?S RANK IT CRANKS YOU UP    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Relationships


KILLS BUGS DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Kills bugs dead. Redundancy is syntactical overkill.
Subject(s): Extermination & Exterminators; Social Commentaries


MARRY AT A HOTEL, ANNUL ?EM    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Language; Hotels; Words; Vocabulary; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


MOMMA SAYINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Momma had words for us
Subject(s): Women


MUSE & DRUDGE (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Just as I am I come
Subject(s): Beauty


MUSE & DRUDGE (2)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Why these blues come from us
Subject(s): African Americans; Negroes; American Blacks


OF A GIRL, IN WHITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Of a girl, in white, between the lines, in the spaces where nothing is written
Subject(s): Relationships


PAGE 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Sapphire's lyre styles
Subject(s): Relationships


PAGE 34    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: If your complexion is a mess
Subject(s): African Americans; Skin Color; Negroes; American Blacks


PAGE 35    Poem Text    
First Line: The essence lady
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


PAGE 39    Poem Text    
First Line: Arrives early for the date
Subject(s): Abortion; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


PAGE 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Sun goes on shining
Subject(s): Women - Abused; Wife Beating


PAGE 72    Poem Text    
First Line: Mister arty martyr
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


PLAYING THE INVISIBLE SAXOPHONE EN EL COMBO DE LA ESTRELLAS       
First Line: One of these days I'm gonna write a real performance poem
Subject(s): Jazz; Music & Musicians; Poetry & Poets


PRESENT TENSE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Now that my ears are connected to a random answer machine,
Subject(s): Social Commentaries


SHEDDING SKIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Pulling out of the old scarred skin
Subject(s): Loss


SLEEPING WITH THE DICTIONARY    Poem Text    
First Line: I beg to dicker with my silver-tongued companion
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


SOUVENIR FROM ANYWHERE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: People of color untie-dyed
Subject(s): African Americans; Race Awareness; Negroes; American Blacks


TANKA DIARY (1)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hiking up topanga canyon
Subject(s): Hiking; Lizards


TANKA DIARY (2)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: My visitor from nebraska
Subject(s): Shells; Conchology


TANKA DIARY (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: Don't need picket fences, brick wall,
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Home


TANKA DIARY (4)    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


TANKA DIARY (5)    Poem Text    
First Line: Instead of scanning newspaper headlines,
Subject(s): Plants; Planting; Planters


TANKA DIARY (6)    Poem Text    
First Line: Flowers of evergreen tree called bottlebrush
Subject(s): Flowers


TANKA DIARY (7)    Poem Text    
First Line: As guests are arriving I see in a corner
Subject(s): Spiders


TANKA DIARY (8)    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Hiking; Snakes; Serpents; Vipers


TANKA DIARY (9)    Poem Text    
First Line: Awakened too early on saturday morning
Subject(s): Morning; Silence


UP FROM SLOBBERY    Poem Text    
Subject(s): African Americans; Language; Social Commentaries; Negroes; American Blacks; Words; Vocabulary


WAY OPPOSITE    Poem Text    
First Line: The opposite of walk?
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


WIPE THAT SIMILE OFF YOUR APHASIA    Poem Text    
First Line: As horses as for
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary