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Author: REXROTH, KENNETH
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Rexroth, Kenneth    Poet's Biography
380 poems available by this author


140 SYLLABLES    Poem Text    
First Line: All my life I have wondered
Last Line: Out of all the dirty squares
Subject(s): Expressionism - Poets; Poetry & Poets; Social Protest


A BESTIARY    Poem Text    
First Line: The man who found the aardvark
Last Line: Had sneaked off to africa
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse; Animals


A BREAD AND BUTTER LETTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Although it was not my home
Last Line: The window smelled just the same
Subject(s): Plums; Smells; Plum Trees; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


A CHRISTMAS NOTE FOR GERALDINE UDELL    Poem Text    
First Line: Do the prairie flowers, the huge autumn
Subject(s): Christmas; War; Nativity, The


A COTTAGE IN THE MIDST'    Poem Text    
Last Line: The flight of cawing crows
Subject(s): Calm; Forests; Landscape; Placid; Undisturbed; Tranquility; Woods


A COTTAGE IN THE MIDST'    Poem Text    


A DAWN IN A TREE OF BIRDS'    Poem Text    
Last Line: And then another
Subject(s): Birds; Dawn; Trees; Sunrise


A DAWN IN A TREE OF BIRDS'    Poem Text    


A FLUTE OVERHEARD    Poem Text    
First Line: Grey summer / low tide the sea in the air
Subject(s): Flutes; Love; Socrates (470-399 B.c.)


A LESSON IN GEOGRAPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: The stars of the great bear drift apart
Subject(s): Geography


A LETTER TO WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear bill / when I search the past for you
Subject(s): Letters; Poetry & Poets; Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963)


A LETTER TO YVOR WINTERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Again tonight I read 'before disaster'
Subject(s): Winters, Yvor (1900-1968)


A LIVING PEARL    Poem Text    
First Line: At sixteen I came west, riding
Subject(s): West (U.s.); Youth; Southwest; Pacific States


A LONG LIFETIME'       


A NEOCLASSICIST    Poem Text    
First Line: I know your moral sources, prig
Subject(s): Death; Dreams; Man-woman Relationships; Old Age; Dead, The; Nightmares; Male-female Relations


A PROLEGOMENON TO A THEODICY    Poem Text    
First Line: This the mortared stone
Subject(s): Evil; Justice


A SINGING VOICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Once, camping on a high bluff
Subject(s): Love; Singing & Singers; Voices


A SONG AT THE WINEPRESSES    Poem Text    
First Line: It is the end of the grape
Subject(s): Nature; Santa Barbara, California


A VERY EARLY MORNING EXERCISE    Poem Text    
First Line: Chan yuen is on the threshold of a remarkable career
Subject(s): Introspection; Men; Nanking, China


ADONIS IN SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: The lotophagi with their silly hands
Subject(s): Adonis; Mythology - Classical; Mythology - Greek


ADONIS IN WINTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Persephone awaits him in the dim boudoir
Subject(s): Adonis; Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical; Mythology - Greek; Persephone; Proserpine; Proserpina


ADVENT    Poem Text    
First Line: The year draws down. In the meadows
Subject(s): Antoninus, Saint (1389-1459); God; Religion; Theology


ADVISING AN ADULT    Poem Text    
First Line: No wish to leave unseen
Subject(s): Advice; Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973); Life; Poetry & Poets


AFTER AKIKO--'YORU NO CHO NI'       
First Line: In your frost white kimono


AFTER SA'ADI    Poem Text    
First Line: I said, 'I do not fear the
Last Line: Strength failed me
Subject(s): Affliction; Farewell; Love - Loss Of; Strength; Parting


AFTER SAPPHO    Poem Text    
First Line: I loved you, leslie, long ago
Last Line: When I was just an ungainly boy
Subject(s): Love; Past; Sappho (610-580 B.c.); Youth


AFTER THE ANTHOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: Artemis, more passionate
Last Line: To sleep exhausted until you return
Subject(s): Artemis; China; Mythology - Classical; Passion


AGAIN AT WALDHEIM    Poem Text    
First Line: How heavy the heart is now, and every heart
Subject(s): Death; Social Protest; Dead, The


AIR AND ANGELS: 1. THE NIGHT ONLY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Moonlight now on malibu
Subject(s): Loves; Kissies; Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


AIR AND ANGELS: 2. AT LEAST THAT ABANDON    Poem Text    
First Line: As I watch at the long window


AIR AND ANGELS: 3. AN EASY SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: It's rained every day since you


AIR AND ANGELS: 4. COMING    Poem Text    
First Line: You are driving to the airport


ALL IS GONE NOW'       


AMONG THE CYPRESSES AT THE END OF THE WAY OF THE CROSS    Poem Text    
First Line: Will you eat watermelon
Last Line: And the stars speak
Subject(s): Love


AN EQUATION FOR MARIE    Poem Text    
First Line: This dream prorogued / is not a cause
Subject(s): Dreams; Reality; Nightmares


ANDREE REXROTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Purple and green, blue and white
Subject(s): Love; Past; Solitude; Youth; Loneliness


ANDREE REXROTH (DIED OCTOBER, 1940)    Poem Text    
First Line: Now once more gray mottled buckeye branches
Subject(s): Death; Love; Dead, The


ANDREE REXROTH: KING RIVER CANYON    Poem Text    
First Line: My sorrow is so wide
Subject(s): Canyons; Death; Grief; Love; Solitude; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Loneliness


ANDREE REXROTH: MT. TAMALPAIS    Poem Text    
First Line: The years have gone. It is spring
Subject(s): Death; Graves; Love; Mountains; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


ANDROMEDA CHAINED TO HER ROCK THE GREAT NEBULA IN HER HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: The ache / the heart is never well
Subject(s): Andromeda (Constellation); Andromeda (Mythology)


ANOTHER EARLY MORNING EXERCISE    Poem Text    
First Line: One hundred feet overhead the fog from the pacific
Subject(s): China; Morning


ANOTHER ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Septimius, the forms you know so well
Last Line: But not with me
Subject(s): Relationships; Women


ANOTHER SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The seasons revolve and the years change
Subject(s): Nature; Spring


ANOTHER TWILIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Far out across the great valley
Subject(s): Evening; Nature; Sunset; Twilight


AS THE YEARS PASS'       


ASAGUMORI    Poem Text    
First Line: On the forest path
Last Line: My sleeves wet with memory.
Subject(s): Forests; Memory; Woods


ASCENSION NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: I take a bath enveloped
Subject(s): Ascension Day; Italy; Italians


ASPEN MEADOWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Look. Listen. They are lighting
Subject(s): Love; Relationships


AT LAKE DESOLATION    Poem Text    
First Line: The sun is about to come up and the regiments lie
Subject(s): Death; Injustice; Dead, The


AT LEAST THAT ABANDON    Poem Text    
First Line: As I watch at the long window
Subject(s): Air Travel


AUGUST 22, 1939    Poem Text    
First Line: What is it all for, this poetry
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


AUSONIUS, EPISTLE VII    Poem Text    
First Line: A letter from a flier
Last Line: I bribe the spring with wine
Subject(s): Ausonius, Decimus Magnus (310-394); History; Historians


AUTUMN    Poem Text    
First Line: The children have colds and snore
Last Line: From the plane trees through the dark
Subject(s): Autumn; Provence, France


AUTUMN IN CALIFORNIA    Poem Text    
First Line: Autumn in california is a mild
Subject(s): California; Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


AUTUMN RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Two days ago the sky was
Last Line: Steep rocks through the soaking ferns
Subject(s): Autumn; Rain; Seasons; Sky; Fall


BETWEEN MYSELF AND DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: A fervor parches you sometimes
Subject(s): Love; Man-woman Relationships; Women; Male-female Relations


BETWEEN TWO WARS    Poem Text    
First Line: Remember that breakfast one november
Subject(s): Lament; Parties; Past


BLOOD AND SAND    Poem Text    
First Line: If there ever was a spoiled darling
Subject(s): Plays & Playwrights; Poetry & Poets; Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); Spanish Literature


BLUE SUNDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Chestnut flowers are falling
Subject(s): Cities; Houses, Deserted; Solitude; Urban Life; Loneliness


BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: The tops of the higher peaks
Subject(s): Blue (Color); Flowers; Sierra Nevada Mountains


BONAPARTISME    Poem Text    
First Line: Napoleon on st. Helena
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821); Writing & Writers


CAMARGUE    Poem Text    
First Line: Green moon blaze
Last Line: On the lonf surge of sleep
Subject(s): Love; Sleep


CHICAGO CABARET    Poem Text    
First Line: That was a strange game of chess
Subject(s): Chicago; Prostitution; Harlots; Whores; Brothels


CHRISTMAS    Poem Text    
First Line: The biggest tree in provence
Subject(s): Christmas; Nativity, The


CINQUE TERRE    Poem Text    
First Line: A voice sobs on colored sand
Last Line: Silver olive trees
Subject(s): Love; Love - Loss Of


CLEAR AUTUMN    Poem Text    
First Line: This small flat clearing is not
Last Line: Brilliant under a gauze of light
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


CLIMBING MILESTONE MOUNTAIN, AUGUST 22, 1937    Poem Text    
First Line: For a month now, wandering over the sierras
Subject(s): Sacco-vanzetti Case (1921)


CLIMBING MILESTONE MOUNTAIN, AUGUST 22, 1937.    Poem Text    
First Line: For a month now, wandering over the sierras
Subject(s): Mountain Climbing; Sacco-vanzetti Case (1921); Sierra Nevada Mountains


CODICIL    Poem Text    
First Line: Most of the world's poetry
Subject(s): Expressionism - Poets; Poetry & Poets; Self


COLD BEFORE DAWN'    Poem Text    
Last Line: As if in pain
Subject(s): Birds; Cold; Dawn; Night; Peacocks; Sunrise; Bedtime


COLD BEFORE DAWN'    Poem Text    


CONFUSION OF THE SENSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Moonlight fills the senses
Subject(s): Love; Man-woman Relationships; Romance; Male-female Relations


CONFUSION; FOR NANCY SHORES    Poem Text    
First Line: I pass your home in a slow vermilion dawn
Subject(s): Home; Love; Relationships


CONSULAR DIVIDES AND THE BUTTES GLOW    Poem Text    


DATIVE HARUSPICES    Poem Text    
First Line: Film and filament, no
Subject(s): Life


DEATH, JUDGMENT, HEAVEN, HELL    Poem Text    
First Line: The functioning total then
Last Line: The tangent creeping ultre herculis columnas
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


DELIA REXROTH    Poem Text    
First Line: California rolls into
Subject(s): Mothers


DELIA REXROTH (DIED JUNE, 1916)    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Under your illkempt yellow roses
Subject(s): Love; Mothers


DID A CUCKOO CRY?    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Cuckoos


DIMANCHE BLEU    Poem Text    
First Line: Chestnut flowers are falling
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Abandonment; Desertion


DISCRIMINATION    Poem Text    
First Line: I don't mind the human race
Subject(s): Mankind; Race Awareness; Racism; Human Race; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry


DOUBLED MIRRORS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It is the dark of the moon
Subject(s): Insects; Nature; Raccoons; Spiders; Bugs


DRY AUTUMN    Poem Text    
First Line: In the evening, just before
Last Line: Mountains to eat your tender heart
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Autumn; Innocence; Seasons; Animal Abuse; Vivisection; Fall


EASY LESSONS IN GEOPHAGY    Poem Text    
First Line: The leonids having fallen
Subject(s): Thought; Thinking


EDUCATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Now to the dry hillside
Subject(s): Education; Knowledge; Nature; Teaching & Teachers


EIGHT FOR ORNETTE'S MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: If the pain is greater
Subject(s): Love; Music & Musicians; Trust; Coleman, Orenette (1930-2012


ELEGY ON ENCOUNTERING THE TROUBLE OF THE WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Young, in spring, I gathered
Subject(s): Children; Nature; Parents; Sargent, Dudley Allen (1849-1924); Childhood; Parenthood


EMPTY MIRROR    Poem Text    
First Line: As long as we are lost
Subject(s): Self


ENTRANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Whether or not, it is no question now
Subject(s): Lament; Life; Relationships


ERINNERUNG    Poem Text    
First Line: At the door of my thatched hut
Last Line: Sounds like the rustle of brocaded silk
Subject(s): China; Gingko Trees; Wind


ET POUR EUX SEULS, LES PARADIS CHANTENT ENCORE'       
First Line: There is a mist that moves off acheron


FACT    Poem Text    
First Line: Chirotherium tracks occur
Subject(s): Encyclopedia; Mammals; Reproductive System; Women; Sex Organs; Genitalia


FALLING LEAVES AND EARLY SNOW    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the years to come they will say
Last Line: The moon has a sheen like a glacier
Subject(s): Leaves; Nature; Snow


FEBRUARY 1944 [OR, THE GIANT WEAPON]    Poem Text    
First Line: Today the giant weapon came
Subject(s): Anniversaries; Arms & Armor; Books; Marriage; Winters, Yvor (1900-1968); Reading; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


FIFTY    Poem Text    
First Line: Rainy skies, misty mountains
Subject(s): Middle Age


FIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: The air is dizzy with swallows
Subject(s): Italy; Sex; Italians


FISH PEDDLER AND COBBLER    Poem Text    
First Line: Always for thirty years now
Last Line: Savage eyed whores paraded the streets
Subject(s): Change; Past; Progress; Social Protest; United States; America


FLOATING    Poem Text    
First Line: Our canoe idles in the idling current
Subject(s): Love


FOR A MASSEUSE AND PROSTITUTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Nobody knows what love is anymore
Subject(s): Prostitution; Touch (Sense); Women; Harlots; Whores; Brothels


FOR ELI JACOBSON    Poem Text    
First Line: There are few of us now, soon
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Men


FOR THE CHINESE ACTRESS, GARDENIA CHANG    Poem Text    
First Line: When tu fu was a small boy
Subject(s): Actors & Actresses; Love; Tu Fu (712-770); Du Fu


FROM THE PARIS COMMUNE TO THE KRONSTADT REBELLION    Poem Text    
First Line: Remember now there were others before this
Subject(s): Death; Paris, France; Revolutions; Social Protest; Dead, The


FROM THE PERSIAN (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Naked out of the dark we came
Subject(s): Love; Nudity; Nakedness


FROM THE PERSIAN (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: You are like the moon except
Subject(s): Beauty; Bodies; Love; Nature; Nudity; Women; Nakedness


FURTHER ADVANTAGES OF LEARNING    Poem Text    
First Line: One day in the library
Subject(s): Buddhism; Learning; Libraries & Librarians; Buddha; Buddhists


GAMBLING    Poem Text    
First Line: Thoughts of you spatter my thought
Last Line: That smell of marzipan
Subject(s): Card Games; Gambling; Loss; Relationships; Playing Cards; Wagering; Betting


GAS OR NOVOCAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Here I sit, reading the stoic
Last Line: The senses, and the right / to homosexuality
Subject(s): Books; Latin; Reading


GENTLEMEN, I ADDRESS YOU PUBLICLY    Poem Text    
First Line: They said no one would ever care
Subject(s): Thought; Time; Waiting; Thinking


GIC TO HAR    Poem Text    
First Line: It is late at night, cold and damp
Last Line: Ten years in an unfriendly city
Subject(s): Encyclopedia; Introspection; Solitude; Loneliness


GOLDEN SECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Paestum of the twice blooming
Subject(s): Love


GRADUALISM    Poem Text    
First Line: We slept naked / on top of the covers and woke
Subject(s): Love; Man-woman Relationships; Sex; Male-female Relations


HAPAX    Poem Text    
First Line: Holy week. Once more the full moon
Last Line: What does it mean. This is not a question, but an exclamation
Subject(s): Nature; Space And Space Travel; Speculation; Universe


HIGH PROVENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Every evening at seven o'clock
Last Line: Swimming overf the mediterranian
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Nature; Romance; Provence, France; Male-female Relations


HIKING ON THE COAST RANGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The skirl of the kingfisher was never
Subject(s): Labor Unions; Murder; San Francisco; Strikes; Labor Disputes; Lockouts


HOJOKI    Poem Text    
First Line: Venus in the pale green sky
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Spring; Summer; Winter; Fall


HOMER IN BASIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Glitter of nausicaa's / embroideries, flashing arms
Subject(s): Homer (10th Century B.c.); Poetry & Poets; Iliad; Odyssey


HORNY DILEMMA    Poem Text    
First Line: I have long desired to shine
Last Line: To martial's brief excursions
Subject(s): Sex


HUMAN, AVIAN, VEGETABLE, BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Today, three days before christmas
Subject(s): Fruit; Nature; Robins


I AM FIFTY-TWO YEARS OLD'    Poem Text    
Last Line: ?Took me cruising on his yacht
Subject(s): Middle Age; Self-criticism; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


I AM FIFTY-TWO YEARS OLD'       


I CANNOT ESCAPE FROM YOU    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Love


I DO NOT REMEMBER THE NUMBER'       


I DREAM OF LESLIE    Poem Text    
First Line: You entered my sleep
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


ICE SHALL COVER NINEVEH    Poem Text    
First Line: Distant on the meridian verges
Last Line: And for this wheat what winnowing floor what flail
Subject(s): Glaciers; Ice; Legends


IN THAT HOUR I HAVE SEEN'    Poem Text    
Last Line: To the moon
Subject(s): Affliction; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


IN THAT HOUR I HAVE SEEN'       


IN THE DARK FOREST THE WHISPER'       


IN THE MEMORY OF ANDREE REXROTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Is a question of mutual being
Last Line: It is held by a very old very endurable / meaning
Subject(s): Death; Memory; Dead, The


IN THE OPEN SEA    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


IN THE SUMMER, BY THE RIVER    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Fireflies; Glowworms


INCARNATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Climbing alone all day long
Subject(s): Love


INCENSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Her boudoir is ornamented with
Last Line: Only by their singular frequency
Subject(s): Property; Rooms; Women; Possessions


INTO THE SHANDY WESTERNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Do you understand the managing
Subject(s): Nature; West (U.s.); Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963); Southwest; Pacific States


INVERSELY, AS THE SQUARE OF THEIR DISTANCES APART    Poem Text    
First Line: It is impossible to see anything
Subject(s): Love; Solitude; Loneliness


IT ROLLS ON    Poem Text    
First Line: Irresolute, pausing on a doubtful journey
Last Line: Here, in this place, each year
Subject(s): Autumn; Past; Seasons; Fall


JANUARY NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: In front of me on my desk
Last Line: And climb towards the sun
Subject(s): January; Night; Seashore; Storms; Winter; Bedtime; Beach; Coast; Shore


LA VIE EN ROSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Fog fills the little square
Last Line: Around and around
Subject(s): France; Waiting


LAST PAGE OF A MANUSCRIPT    Poem Text    
First Line: Light / light


LAST VISIT TO THE SWIMMING POOL SOVIETS    Poem Text    
First Line: Lives in the woods
Last Line: Keep off my bandwagon you sow!
Subject(s): Parties; Superficiality; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


LATE SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: Before he goes, the uguisu
Subject(s): Spring


LEAVING L'ATELIER - AIX-EN-PROVENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Bare trees / smoky lavender twigs
Last Line: Under the morning moon
Subject(s): Aix, France; Farewell


LEDA HIDDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Christmas eve, unseasonable cold
Subject(s): Christmas; Parks; Snow; Nativity, The


LIKE QUEEN CHRISTINA    Poem Text    
First Line: Orange and blue and then grey
Subject(s): Love; Women


LOST ETC.    Poem Text    
First Line: The expatriates of the
Last Line: Than the eighteenth amendment
Subject(s): History; Poetry & Poets; Pound, Ezra (1885-1972); Revolutions; U.s. - Constitution; U.s. - History; Historians


LOST LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Geese fly from north to south
Last Line: Wind never blows
Subject(s): China; Love - Loss Of


LUCRETIUS, III, 1053-1076    Poem Text    
First Line: Baudelaire knew what it was like
Last Line: Cannot be called very helpful
Subject(s): Lucretius (99-55 B.c.)


LUTE MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: The earth will be going on a long time
Subject(s): Love; Lutes


LYELL'S HYPOTHESIS AGAIN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The mountain road ends here
Subject(s): Geology; Love; Nature


MAROON BELLS    Poem Text    
First Line: How can I love you more than
Last Line: The light love you and love you
Subject(s): Love; Love - Nature Of; Metaphor; Similes


MARRIED BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: I didn't want it, you wanted it
Subject(s): Marriage; Reality; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


MARTIAL - XII, LII    Poem Text    
First Line: This is your own lover, kenneth, marie
Subject(s): Death; Love; Lust; Man-woman Relationships; Dead, The; Male-female Relations


MAXIMIAN, ELEGY 5    Poem Text    
First Line: The sky is perfectly clear
Subject(s): Chaos; Grief; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Social Protest; Sorrow; Sadness; Male-female Relations


ME    Poem Text    
First Line: The bleeding hearts in the garden
Subject(s): Grief; Self-pity; Sorrow; Sadness


ME AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: They say I do not realize
Subject(s): Antiwar Movements; Morality; War; Anti-war Protests; Ethics


MEMORANDUM    Poem Text    
First Line: If distraught shall be the word or not
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


METEMPSYCHOSIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Two months old, already
Last Line: Pass faces long past and dead
Subject(s): Babies; Death; Faces; Infants; Dead, The


MIRROR    Poem Text    
First Line: The afternoon ends with red


MOCKING BIRDS    Poem Text    
First Line: In mid-march in the heart of
Subject(s): Love; Mockingbirds


MONADS    Poem Text    
First Line: As the sun comes in the window
Subject(s): Aquariums


MOONLESS NIGHT'       


MOTHER GOOSE (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: A gold and silver bird
Last Line: Come home! Come home!
Subject(s): Birds; Homecoming


MOTHER GOOSE (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Hidden in the briar bush
Last Line: With a billion ladies' pee


MOTHER GOOSE (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: Last night I saw in the moon
Last Line: I'll drink mine
Subject(s): Moon; Rabbits; Wine


MOTHER GOOSE (4)    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not pick my rosemary
Last Line: And throw them after me
Subject(s): Affliction; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


MY HEART'S AS GAY AS A YOUNG SUNFLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh, who will shoe your pretty little foot
Subject(s): Farewell; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Parting; Male-female Relations


NEATNESS IS ALL    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of ptolemy's principle
Last Line: Immortal cosmophages
Subject(s): Ptolemy I, King Of Egypt


NIGHT BELOW ZERO    Poem Text    
First Line: 3 am, the night is absolutely still
Subject(s): Night; Skiing; Speculation; Bedtime


NO WORD    Poem Text    
First Line: The trees hang silent
Last Line: Has ever rung
Subject(s): Silence; Talk


NO!    Poem Text    
First Line: I have closed my ears, I refuse
Subject(s): Grief; Past; Sorrow; Sadness


NORETORP-NORETSYH    Poem Text    
First Line: Rainy, smoky fall, clouds tower
Subject(s): Evil; Social Protest


NORTH PALISADE, THE END OF SEPTEMBER, 1939    Poem Text    
First Line: The sun drops daily down the sky
Subject(s): Winter


NORTHAMPTON, 1922 - SAN FRANCISCO, 1939    Poem Text    
First Line: All night rain falls through fog
Subject(s): Love; Love - Loss Of; Man-woman Relationships; Past; Male-female Relations


NOTHING IN THE WORLD IS WORTH    Poem Text    
Last Line: Fills us with glory
Subject(s): Love


NOVEMBER HAS HUNG THE LOCUST'       


NOW THE STARLIT MOONLESS SPRING    Poem Text    


OAXACA 1925    Poem Text    
First Line: You were a beautiful child
Subject(s): Love; Love Affairs; Man-woman Relationships; Past; Male-female Relations


OBSERVATIONS IN A CORNISH TEASHOP    Poem Text    
First Line: How can they write or paint
Last Line: Fed intravenously?
Subject(s): Cornwall, England; Social Protest; Speculation


ON A MILITARY GRAVEYARD    Poem Text    
First Line: Stranger, when you come to washington
Subject(s): Arlington National Cemetery; Death; Graves; Military; Soldiers; Washington, D.c.; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


ON FLOWER WREATH HILL: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: An aging pilgrim on a
Last Line: In the streets of thhazy city
Subject(s): Forests; Introspection; Nature; Self; Thought; Woods; Thinking


ON FLOWER WREATH HILL: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: No leaf stirs. I am alone
Last Line: Rustles softly like fine silk
Subject(s): Forests; Introspection; Nature; Self; Thought


ON FLOWER WREATH HILL: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: This world of ours, before we
Last Line: Sands of the shores of all the world
Subject(s): Forests; Introspection; Nature; Self; Thought


ON THE POST OFFICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Have you ever forgotten
Last Line: That noble sentence of / herodous?
Subject(s): Herodotus (484-420 B.c.); New York State


ON WHAT PLANET    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Uniformly over the whole countryside
Subject(s): Beauty; Love; Planets


ONLY YEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: I come back to the cottage in
Last Line: Long rollers wrinkling the dark bay
Variant Title(s): Only Years
Subject(s): Love; Time


OPEN THE BLIND    Poem Text    
First Line: Nests in the eaves stir in the dawn
Last Line: Ten billion years before we ever met
Subject(s): Love


ORGANIZATION MEN IN AFFLUENT SOCIETY    Poem Text    
First Line: It is deep twilight, my wife
Subject(s): Antony, Marc (83-30 B.c.); Books; Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt (69-30 B.c.); History; Love; Marcus Antonius; Anthony, Mark; Reading; Historians


OTTFFSSENTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Twelve / a dozen / a docent
Last Line: All sang / do
Subject(s): Africa


PACIFIC BEACH    Poem Text    
First Line: This is the sea called peaceful
Subject(s): Love; Pacific Ocean


PARITY    Poem Text    
First Line: My uncle believed he had
Subject(s): Character; Identity; Self


PARK IN THE PUBLIC'S OR IN THE PUBLIC, PARKS    Poem Text    
First Line: Cessible / inack / cessibleinack
Last Line: Ny. Inack kyack
Subject(s): New York State; Parks


PAST AND FUTURE FALL AWAY'    Poem Text    


PAST AND FUTURE TURN ABOUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Autumn has returned and we return
Subject(s): Future; Past


PAST MIDNIGHT'    Poem Text    
Last Line: Creep through the duckweed
Subject(s): Ice; Night; Bedtime


PAST MIDNIGHT'       


PHAEDO    Poem Text    
First Line: After midnight mass
Last Line: Sleeping at the foot of the cross
Subject(s): Christmas; Stars; Nativity, The


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: As the full moon rises
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR AS A YOUNG ANARCHIST    Poem Text    
First Line: While things were going on in europe
Subject(s): Anarchism And Anarchists; Poverty; Social Classes; Social Protest; Wealth; Youth; Caste; Riches; Fortunes


PROUST'S MADELEINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Somebody has given my
Subject(s): Card Games; Death; Fathers & Daughters; Fathers & Sons; Proust, Marcel (1871-1922); Playing Cards; Dead, The


PRUFROCK IN WONDERLAND       
First Line: These sky-rocket etchings are my life
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


RAIN FALLS ON HER GLYPTIC EYELIDS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Rain


RED MAPLE LEAVES    Poem Text    
First Line: The maple leaves are brilliant
Last Line: And then I drive west into the smoky sunset
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Maple Trees; Past


REQUIEM FOR THE SPANISH DEAD [OR, THE DEAD IN SPAIN]    Poem Text    
First Line: The great geometrical winter constellations
Subject(s): Death; Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); Dead, The


REVOLT    Poem Text    
First Line: Outside of the movies
Last Line: London anachist group
Subject(s): Eyeglasses; Spectacles


ROGATION DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the orchards, under
Subject(s): Farm Life; Italy; Agriculture; Farmers; Italians


ROSA MUNDI    Poem Text    
First Line: Bright petals of evening
Subject(s): Florence, Italy; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


ROSE COLORED GLASSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Ten years, and it's still on the
Last Line: The next number is ciao, ciao, bambina
Subject(s): Radio; Singing & Singers; Venice, Italy


RUNAWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: There are sparkles of rain on the bright
Subject(s): Love; Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations


SENSE OF PROPORTION    Poem Text    
First Line: The old lion hunter and I
Last Line: Will never come around again
Subject(s): Aging; Death; Future; Hunting; Time; Dead, The; Hunters


SEVEN POEMS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 2, MARTHE AWAY    Poem Text    
First Line: All night I lay awake beside you
Subject(s): Marriage


SEVEN POEMS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 3, MARTHE LONELY    Poem Text    
First Line: To think of you surcharged with


SEVEN POEMS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 4. QUIETLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Lying here quietly beside you
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love


SEVEN POEMS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 6. MARTHE GROWING    Poem Text    
First Line: Who are you? Who am I? Haunted
Subject(s): Marriage


SEVEN POEMS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 7. THE OLD SONG AND DANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: You, because you love me, hold
Subject(s): Lov


SEVEN POEMS FOR MATHILDE, MY WIFE: 5. A DIALOGOE WATCHING    Poem Text    
First Line: Let me celebrate you. I
Subject(s): Marhriage


SEVEN SONGS FOR MARTHE, MY WIFE: 1.    Poem Text    
First Line: In my childhood when I first
Last Line: Golden fires and lamps of years
Subject(s): Knowledge; Self; Relationships


SHARP IN MY HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: Come, o my love, and lay you down
Subject(s): Lament; Love; Love - Complaints


SLOWLY THE MOON RISES'    Poem Text    
Last Line: Forms in my mind
Subject(s): Faces; Love; Moon


SLOWLY THE MOON RISES'    Poem Text    


SNOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Low clouds hand on the mountain
Last Line: Purple and citron and leaves
Subject(s): Snow


SOMETIMES. A SORT OF ERASURE    Poem Text    


SONG FOR A DANCER    Poem Text    
First Line: I dream my love goes riding out
Last Line: U[pn my lips they laid
Subject(s): Beauty; Women


SONGS FOR MARIE'S LUTEBOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: The blue-eyed grass is opening now
Subject(s): Nature; Time


SOTTOPORTICO SAN ZACCARIA    Poem Text    
First Line: It rains on the roofs
Last Line: In the female smell of venice
Subject(s): Love Affairs; Venice, Italy


SPEAK NOT, LET NO WORD BREAK'    Poem Text    


SPRING (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: In the morning all the almond trees
Last Line: The movement of leaves and stones
Subject(s): Spring


SPRING (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Wind in almond blossoms
Last Line: Soldiers shoot at paper men
Subject(s): Spring


SPRING PUDDLES GIVE WAY'    Poem Text    
Last Line: Change to singing birds
Subject(s): Change; Nature; Rain; Spring


SPRING PUDDLES GIVE WAY'    Poem Text    


SPRING RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: The smoke of our campfire lowers
Last Line: The throb and hiss of the rain


STAR AND CRESCENT    Poem Text    
First Line: The air has the late summer
Subject(s): Evening; Summer; Sunset; Twilight


STATE AND 32ND, COLD MORNING BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: A girl in a torn chemise
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Morning


STILL ON THE WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: Solitude closes down around us
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Solitude; Loneliness


STILL ON WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: Solitude closes down around us
Subject(s): Calm; Love; Nature; Nudity; Swimming & Swimmers; Water; Placid; Undisturbed; Tranquility; Nakedness; Swimmers


STONE AND FLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Here in america, / by the other ocean
Subject(s): England; Poetry & Poets; United States; War; English; America


STRENGTH THROUGH JOY    Poem Text    
First Line: Coming back over the col between
Subject(s): Death; Introspection; Mountains; Self; Dead, The; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


SUCH WAS OUR GARDEN'       
First Line: That is all, merely / a matter of poised


SUCHNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: In the theosophy of light
Subject(s): Universe


SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST    Poem Text    
First Line: I realize as I / cast out over the lake
Last Line: Made from your blonde pubic hair
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; Love; Marriage; Past; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


THE ABSORBENT GLIMMER OF THE NIGHT'       


THE ADVANTAGES OF LEARNING    Poem Text    
First Line: I am a man with no ambitions
Subject(s): Learning; Self-criticism


THE AMERICAN CENTURY    Poem Text    
First Line: Blackbirds whistle over the young
Subject(s): Children; Daughters; Love; Parents; United States; Childhood; Parenthood; America


THE APPLE GARTHS OF AVALON    Poem Text    
First Line: Here the face turns
Last Line: A single old
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


THE AUTUMN OF MANY YEARS    Poem Text    
First Line: In a ruddy light, in a craggy
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Fall


THE BAD OLD DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: The summer of nineteen eighteen
Subject(s): Chicago; Evil; Past; Poverty


THE CRISIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Earth upon earth / between the confines of the day
Last Line: Felt that he wished to sit and sharpen an arrow
Subject(s): Earth; Nature; Sky; Stars; World


THE DOUBLE HELLAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Before the ice the convulsions of
Last Line: To walk the sea strand of sculpt and colored stones and shells
Subject(s): Life


THE DRAGON AND THE UNICORN: 3, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Zoroaster long ago / said poetry presents us
Subject(s): Dragons; Italy; Unicorns; Italians


THE DRAGON AND THE UNICORN: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: Over switzerland broods the
Subject(s): Dragons; Religion; Unicorns; Theology


THE DRAGON AND THE UNICORN: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: New york a grey haze with flights of
Subject(s): Cities; Dragons; Unicorns; Urban Life


THE DRAGON OF THE UNICORN: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: And what is love?' said pilate
Subject(s): Dragons; Love; Unicorns


THE FALL OF CH'OU    Poem Text    
First Line: Jade pendants chime before the dawn audience
Last Line: Two hearts singing like chiming jade
Subject(s): China; Nature; Jade


THE FLOWER SUTRA    Poem Text    
First Line: Deep drowsy shade under the broad leaves
Subject(s): Flowers


THE FRAGRANCE OF THE TEAPOT'       


THE FULL MOON SHINES ON    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Moon


THE HANGED MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Storm lifts from wales
Last Line: It is all just like the poet said
Subject(s): England; Love - Unrequited; Poetry & Poets; English


THE HEART UNBROKEN AND THE COURAGE FREE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is late autumn, the end of indian summer
Last Line: I look at them, they are the color of snow
Subject(s): Autumn; Eyes; Nature; Seasons; Fall


THE HEART'S GARDEN, THE GARDEN'S HEART (COMPLETE)    Poem Text    
First Line: Young rice plants are just being
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Hearts; Love


THE HOMESTEAD CALLED DAMASCUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Heaven is full of definite stars
Subject(s): Damascus, Syria


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: A MAZE OF SPARKS OF GOLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Spring -- the rain goes by, the stars
Last Line: Under the bright wasting stars
Subject(s): Love; Stars


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: A SWORD IN A CLOUD OF LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Your hand in mine, we walk out / to watch the christmas eve crowds
Subject(s): Fathers & Daughters; Love; Stars


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: BLOOD ON A DEAD WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: A blowing night in late fall
Last Line: She asks. I do not answer
Subject(s): Eclipses; Love


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: HALLEY'S COMET    Poem Text    
First Line: When in your middle years
Last Line: River that flows now in youjr veins
Subject(s): Halley's Comet; Love


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: PROTOPLASM OF LIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: How long ago
Subject(s): Love; Planets


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: THE GREAT NEBULA OF ANDROMEDA    Poem Text    
First Line: We get into camp after
Last Line: To murder you while you sleep
Subject(s): Andromeda (Constellation); Camping; Love; Camps; Summer Camps


THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS: THE HEART OF HERAKLES       
First Line: Lying under the stars
Last Line: Have an eye that sees itself
Subject(s): Love; Stars


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: I sit at my desk
Subject(s): Longing; Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: Frost covers the reeds of the marsh
Last Line: My full heart throbs with bliss
Subject(s): Happiness; Nature; Joy; Delight


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 11       
First Line: Uguisu sing in the blossoming trees
Subject(s): Love; Sailing & Sailors


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: Come to me, as you come
Last Line: Glowing through the night-bound forest
Subject(s): Desire; Romance


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 13    Poem Text    
First Line: Lying in the meadow, open to you
Last Line: My rose petals
Subject(s): Nature; Relationships


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: Because I dream
Last Line: Are only dreams
Subject(s): Dreams; Reality


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 16    Poem Text    
First Line: Scorched with love, the cicada
Last Line: My flesh is consumed with love
Subject(s): Love; Nature


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 17    Poem Text    
First Line: Let us sleep together here tonight
Last Line: Our hearts are on the rocks
Subject(s): Sleep; Togetherness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 18    Poem Text    
First Line: Fires / burn in my heart
Last Line: No one knows
Subject(s): Desire; Hearts


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 19    Poem Text    
First Line: I pass the day tense, day
Last Line: The evening bells ring from temple to temple
Subject(s): Day; Happiness; Night; Relationships; Joy; Delight; Bedtime


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: If I thought I could get away
Last Line: And a mile is longer than a million miles
Subject(s): Relationships; Travel; Journeys; Trips


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 20    Poem Text    
First Line: Who is there? Me
Last Line: And we are us
Subject(s): Identity; Relationships; Self


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 21    Poem Text    
First Line: The full moon of spring
Last Line: On pale velvet, set with gems
Subject(s): Moon


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 23    Poem Text    
First Line: I wish I could be
Last Line: Dainichi to hold you / forever
Subject(s): Kisses; Romance


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 24    Poem Text    
First Line: I scream as you bite
Last Line: Had been cut in two
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Pleasure; Sex


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 25    Poem Text    
First Line: Your tongue thrums and moves
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 26    Poem Text    
First Line: It is the time when
Last Line: Brant write the character “heart”
Subject(s): Hearts; Language; Nature; Words; Vocabulary


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 27    Poem Text    
First Line: As I came from
Last Line: Buttock shivered against you
Subject(s): Baths & Bathing; Love - Erotic; Nudity; Nakedness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 28    Poem Text    
First Line: Spring is early this year
Subject(s): Bodies; Nature; Spring


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 29    Poem Text    
First Line: Love me. At this moment we
Subject(s): Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh the anguish of these secret meetings
Last Line: Words with not connection
Subject(s): Family Life; Fear; Man-woman Relationships; Secrets; Relatives; Male-female Relations


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 31    Poem Text    
First Line: Some day in six inches of
Subject(s): Death; Love; Dead, The


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 32    Poem Text    
First Line: I hold your head tight between
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Sex


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 33    Poem Text    
First Line: I cannot forget / the perfumed dusk inside the
Subject(s): Memory; Sex


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 34    Poem Text    
First Line: Every morning, I / wake alone, dreaming my
Last Line: Pressing my lips
Subject(s): Desire; Kisses; Longing


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 35       
First Line: The uguisu sleeps in the bamboo grove
Subject(s): Bamboo


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 36    Poem Text    
First Line: I am sad this morning
Last Line: As you passed my shoji
Subject(s): Grief; Relationships; Sorrow; Sadness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 37    Poem Text    
First Line: Is it just the wind
Last Line: But I only become more restless
Subject(s): Wind; Anxiety


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 38    Poem Text    
First Line: I waited all night
Subject(s): Waiting


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: You ask me what I thought about
Subject(s): Love; Speculation; Thought; Thinking


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 40    Poem Text    
First Line: As the wheel follows the hoof
Last Line: As you leave me in thr dawn
Subject(s): Grief; Relationships; Sorrow; Sadness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 42    Poem Text    
First Line: How many lives ago
Last Line: Yet I know I will enter again and again
Subject(s): Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 43    Poem Text    
First Line: Two flowers in a letter
Last Line: Nothing else
Subject(s): Nature; Night; Bedtime


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 44    Poem Text    
First Line: The disorder of my hair
Subject(s): Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 45    Poem Text    
First Line: When in the noh theater
Last Line: Will ever happen to me
Subject(s): Plays & Playwrights; Contentment


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 47    Poem Text    
First Line: How long, long ago
Last Line: We swept through clouds of fireflies
Subject(s): Nature; Sailing & Sailors


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 48    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the fireflies of our youth
Last Line: Of our middle age
Subject(s): Middle Age


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 49    Poem Text    
First Line: Once again I hear
Subject(s): Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 50    Poem Text    
First Line: In the park a crow awakes
Last Line: For the years that are gone
Subject(s): Grief; Past; Sorrow; Sadness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 51    Poem Text    
First Line: Did you take me because you loved me?
Last Line: To experiment on my heart
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 52    Poem Text    
First Line: Once I shone afar like a
Last Line: Alone like the unicorn
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Solitude; Loneliness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 53    Poem Text    
First Line: Without me you can only
Last Line: I am your wisdom
Subject(s): Relationships; Wisdom


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 54    Poem Text    
First Line: I hate this shadow of a ghost
Last Line: And wonder,, have I grown so thin?
Subject(s): Aging


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 55    Poem Text    
First Line: The night is too long to the sleepless
Last Line: On the twisted paths of love?
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 56    Poem Text    
First Line: This flesh you have loved
Last Line: Are takng me
Subject(s): Life


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 57    Poem Text    
First Line: Night without end. Loneliness
Last Line: Did it matter? They were only for me
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Solitude; Loneliness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 58    Poem Text    
First Line: Half in a dream
Last Line: Grows fainter and fades away
Subject(s): Autumn; Grief; Seasons; Time; Fall; Sorrow; Sadness


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 59    Poem Text    
First Line: I hate this shadow of a ghost
Subject(s): Aging


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 6    Poem Text    
First Line: Just us / in our little house
Last Line: Listen. Hear the wind in the trees
Subject(s): Calm; Togetherness; Placid; Undisturbed; Tranquility


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 60    Poem Text    
First Line: Chilled through, I wake up
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 7    Poem Text    
First Line: Making love with you
Subject(s): Love; Sex


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 8    Poem Text    
First Line: A single ray in the dawn
Last Line: With love which lights up all the world
Subject(s): Love


THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO: 9    Poem Text    
First Line: You wake me
Last Line: Of the first morning of the world
Subject(s): Morning; Sex


THE MINUTE FINGERS OF A TINY WIND'       


THE MIRROR IN THE WOODS    Poem Text    
First Line: A mirror hung on the broken
Last Line: The wood rats and moss work unseen
Subject(s): Ballet; Dancing & Dancers; Daughters; Houses, Deserted; Mirrors; Parents; Parenthood


THE MOTTO ON THE SUNDIAL    Poem Text    
First Line: It is september and the wry corn rattles
Last Line: Once it has been spoken it shall never be silenced
Subject(s): Sundials


THE NEW MOON HAS REACHED    Poem Text    
Last Line: Month ago we were strangers
Subject(s): Moon


THE NEW YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: I walk on the cold mountain above the city
Subject(s): Holidays; Nature; New Year


THE ORPHIC SOUL    Poem Text    
First Line: As I walk slowly along
Subject(s): Butterflies; Insects; Self; Soul; Bugs


THE PHOENIX AND THE TORTOISE    Poem Text    
First Line: Webs of misery spread in the brain
Subject(s): Phoenix (Mythical Bird); Turtles; Tortoises


THE PLACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Unique planets break
Subject(s): Thought; Thinking


THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: My head and shoulders, and my book
Subject(s): Nature; Self


THE SILVER SWAN: MARICHI    Poem Text    
First Line: An hour before sunrise
Subject(s): Love; Man-woman Relationships; Nature; Nudity; Male-female Relations; Nakedness


THE SILVER SWANS: 14. HOTOTOGISU - HOROBIRETE    Poem Text    
First Line: The cuckoo's call, though
Last Line: Against the spring
Subject(s): Birds; Cuckoos


THE SILVER SWANS: 19    Poem Text    
First Line: The drowned moon plunges
Subject(s): Nature; Winter


THE SPARK IN THE TINDER OF KNOWING    Poem Text    
First Line: Profound stillness in the greystone
Subject(s): Life; Love


THE STIGMATA OF FACT    Poem Text    
First Line: This calcined idiocy, the fool
Subject(s): Damascus, Syria


THE SUFFICIENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Ancre ridgedge et poissoble gongpoint
Subject(s): Social Protest; Thought; Thinking


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Later when the gloated water
Subject(s): Memory; Pride; Time; Self-esteem; Self-respect


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of the westborne snow shall come a memory
Subject(s): Bodies; Man-woman Relationships; Memory; Sex; Male-female Relations


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone has cast an unwary match
Subject(s): Absence; Longing; Separation; Isolation


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: After a hundred years have slept above us
Subject(s): Berkshire Hills, Massachusetts; Catskill Mountains, New York State; Death; Memory; Dead, The


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 13    Poem Text    
First Line: This shall be sufficient
Subject(s): Day


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 14    Poem Text    
First Line: You alone, / a white robe over your naked body
Subject(s): Bodies; Desire; Dreams; Past; Nightmares


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Six months as timeless as dream
Subject(s): Relationships; Time


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Indigenes of furnished rooms
Subject(s): Parks


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: Chill and abandoned, the pavillion
Subject(s): Night; Parks; Bedtime


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: The absorbent, glimmering night
Subject(s): Night; Parks; Bedtime


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 6    Poem Text    
First Line: The minute fingers of the imperceptible air
Subject(s): Lakes; Pools; Ponds


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 7    Poem Text    
First Line: I think these squalid houses are the ghosts
Subject(s): Extinct Animals; Houses


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 8    Poem Text    
First Line: Whether or not, it is no question now
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Speculation; Male-female Relations


THE THIN EDGE OF YOUR PRIDE: 9    Poem Text    
First Line: After an hour the mild
Subject(s): Footprints; Snow; Solitude; Loneliness


THE UNPEOPLED, CONVENTIONAL ROSE-GARDEN'       
First Line: There are cannas now on the guarded lawns
Last Line: The brittle privet leaves, the day sleeps
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Lament; Love - Loss Of


THE UNPEOPLED, CONVENTIONAL ROSE-GARDEN'    Poem Text    
First Line: There are cannas now on the guarded lawns


THE WHEEL REVOLVES    Poem Text    
First Line: You were a girl of satin and gauze
Last Line: All this will never be again
Subject(s): Daughters; Love


THEORY OF NUMBERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Think, as we lie in this sweet bed
Last Line: And honey where the bees sleep
Subject(s): Sky


THERE SHALL COME FAINT LIGHT'       


THEY SAY THIS ISN'T A POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: All that is is a harmony
Subject(s): Humanity


THIS NIGHT ONLY (ERIC SATIE: GYMNOPEDIE #1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Moonlight now on malibu
Variant Title(s): This Night Only
Subject(s): Love; Night; Bedtime


THOU SHALT NOT KILL    Poem Text    
First Line: They are murdering all the young men
Subject(s): Death; Murder; Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953); Dead, The


TIME IS AN INCLUSION SERIES SAID MCTAGGART    Poem Text    
First Line: In just a minute we will say goodbye
Subject(s): Time


TIME IS THE MERCY OF ETERNITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Time is divided into
Subject(s): Future Life; Time; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


TIME SPIRALS    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the second moon the
Subject(s): Introspection; Salmon; Time


TOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Take it bright day first hour
Subject(s): Animals


TOWARD AN ORGANIC PHILOSOPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: The glow of my campfire is dark red and flameless
Subject(s): Autumn; Nature; Seasons; Sierra Nevada Mountains; Spring; Fall


TRAVELERS IN EREWHON    Poem Text    
First Line: You open your
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love; Sex


TWILIT SNOW    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Snow


UN BEL DI VEDREMO    Poem Text    
First Line: Hello nbc, this is london speaking'
Subject(s): Italy; War; World War I; World War Ii; Italians; First World War; Second World War


UNDER SORACTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Another day, deep in the stacks
Subject(s): Books; Libraries & Librarians; Sex; Reading


VALUE IN MOUNTAINS    Poem Text    
First Line: There are those to whom value is a weapon
Subject(s): Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


VALUE IN MOUNTAINS: 10    Poem Text    
First Line: You return breathless havingb startled
Last Line: The past curled like wire
Subject(s): The Past Curled Like Wire Parting; Sorrow; Sadness; Fatigue


VALUE IN MOUNTAINS: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: And now surprised by lunar mountain avatars
Last Line: And green over them the nova grows above the grass
Subject(s): Mountains; Woods


VENICE: MAY DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Once more it is early summer
Subject(s): Daughters; Holidays; May (Month); Parents; Venice, Italy; Parenthood


VENICE: ROSE COLORED GLASSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Ten years, and it's still on the
Subject(s): Venice, Italy; Music & Musicians; Radio


VITAMINS AND ROUGHAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Strong ankled, sun burned, almost naked
Subject(s): Humanity; Nature


VOID ONLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Time like glass / space like glass
Last Line: "of the coiling mind
Subject(s): Emptiness


WE COME BACK    Poem Text    
First Line: Now, on this day of the first hundred flowers
Last Line: In the pause of fate, the threading of the year
Subject(s): Fate; Destiny


WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, 1940    Poem Text    
First Line: Out of the east window a storm
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


WHEN WE WITH SAPPHO    Poem Text    
First Line: We lie here in the bee filled, ruinous
Last Line: Evening sky of summer
Subject(s): Love; Sappho (610-580 B.c.)


WHEN YOU ASKED FOR IT    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear friend, / the day the seal came up the beach and mother fed him
Subject(s): Farewell; Loss; Parting


XMAS COMING    Poem Text    
First Line: November night. Waning moon
Last Line: The jolly secrets she can't tell
Subject(s): Christmas; November; Nativity, The


YIN AND YANG    Poem Text    
First Line: It is spring once more in the coast range
Last Line: Between the fish called yes and no
Subject(s): Life; Nature


YOU DID NOT KNOW SHE WAS ETERNAL? THERE'       


YOUR BIRTHDAY IN THE CALIFORNIA MOUNTAINS    Poem Text    
First Line: A broken moon on the cold water
Subject(s): Birthdays; California; Death; Memory; Mountains; Past; Dead, The; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


YUGAO    Poem Text    
First Line: Tonight is clearer and colder
Last Line: Watched over by yur love for me
Subject(s): Love; Night; Bedtime