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Author: ROTHENBERG, JEROME
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Rothenberg, Jerome    Poet's Biography
47 poems available by this author


45, I GIVE UP MY IDENTITY    Poem Text    
First Line: My name is smaller
Subject(s): Aging


A MISSAL LIKE A BONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Link by link / I can disown
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


A POEM FOR THE CRUEL MAJORITY    Poem Text    
First Line: The cruel majority emerges!
Subject(s): Social Commentaries; Social Classes; Democracy; Caste


A SLOWER MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Time runs thru my fingers
Subject(s): Love


A WALKAROUND, FOR NEKO; KAMAKURA 11/10/96    Poem Text    
First Line: An old pone
Last Line: & a garden all around
Subject(s): Japan; Japanese


AT TSUKIJI MARKET TOKYO: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Fish & styrofoam
Last Line: Red flowers & round open eyes
Subject(s): Disasters; Earthquakes; Japan; Japanese


AT TSUKIJI MARKET TOKYO: 2. THE TALE    Poem Text    
First Line: He walks among the others: animals & neighbors. In the land of
Last Line: Prince of tides has written this for you. The land of islands
Subject(s): Disasters; Earthquakes; Japan; Japanese


AT TSUKIJI MARKET TOKYO: 3. FOR MAKOTO ODA    Poem Text    
First Line: A great quake / 'shook the earth
Last Line: The words rewoven to the present day
Subject(s): Disasters; Earthquakes; Japan; Japanese


AT TSUKIJI MARKET TOKYO: [HOJOKI - CHOMEI AT TOYAMA]    Poem Text    
First Line: Months passed & people spoke about the quake no longer
Variant Title(s): [hojoki-chomei In Kyoto-1177.-kobe 1995/96]
Subject(s): Disasters; Earthquakes; Japan; Japanese


AUTOBIOGRAPHY 1997: THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED    Poem Text    
First Line: 1 archipelago of the wandering dream
Subject(s): Self


BLAKE'S BABES: A PROPHECY    Poem Text    
First Line: Infant encoil'd / inside a worm
Subject(s): Prophets & Prophecy


CORTEGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The drums have entered my heart
Last Line: You have returned with me
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


CRAZY DOG EVENTS (CROW INDIAN)    Poem Text    
First Line: Act like a crazy dog. Wear sashes & other fine clothes
Last Line: It jump dpwn a steep and rock bank, until both of you are crushed
Subject(s): Men


DER GILGUD (THE POSSESSED)    Poem Text    
First Line: He picks a coin up
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Shoah


DER VIDERSHTAND (THE RESISTANCE)    Poem Text    
First Line: Began this in olson's words it was
Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Shoah


DI MAGILAS FUN AUSHVITS (THE SCROLLS OF AUSCHSWITZ)    Poem Text    
First Line: He vanished & reappeared in a room no bigger than a
Subject(s): Auschwitz, Poland; Concentration Camps; Jews; Judaism


DREAMWORK THREE    Poem Text    
First Line: A trembling old man dreams of a chinese garden
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


FECKLESS WITH DISGUST    Poem Text    
First Line: All erasure of pain
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


FOUR MEDIEVAL SCENES, FOR ROBERT DUNCAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Jesus at a wedding
Subject(s): Past


I AM MAD BY TURNS    Poem Text    
First Line: When I close my eyes
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


I AM NOT A NATIVE OF THIS PLACE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


I AM THE PRESIDENT OF REGULATION    Poem Text    
First Line: I am the giant goliath,
Subject(s): Social Commentaries


I EXCEED MY LIMITS    Poem Text    
First Line: I have tried an altenstil
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


I FAIL AS A CELIBATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Despair leaves / a dry spot
Subject(s): Desire


I VENT MY WRATH ON ANIMALS    Poem Text    
First Line: I came alive
Subject(s): Animals


I WILL NOT EAT MY POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: I kill for pleasure
Subject(s): Aging; Poetry & Poets


I WILL NOT SAVE THE WORLD    Poem Text    
First Line: I like to cross
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Death; Dead, The


MORE THAN STARS    Poem Text    
First Line: You did it
Subject(s): Anger


SEEDINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Now in the dream
Subject(s): Dreams; Poetry & Poets; Poetry Readings; Nightmares


STATEMENT OF CONSCIENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: In recent days, as part of the attempt to sanitize and justify
Subject(s): Politics & Government; War


TERROR    Poem Text    
First Line: Dream of the jews
Subject(s): Jews; Middle East - Conflicts; Mysticism - Judaism; Terrorism; Judaism; Arab-israeli Conflict


THAT DADA STRAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: The zig zag mothers of the gods


THE CASE FOR MEMORY    Poem Text    
First Line: Http://www.Poets.Org/viewmedia.Php/prmmid/16429
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


THE CHICAGO POEM; FOR TED BERRIGAN AND ALICE NOTLEY    Poem Text    
First Line: The bridges of chicago / are not the bridges of paris
Last Line: Modern times
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects; Berrigan, Ted (1934-1983); Chicago; Cities; Berrigan, Edmund Joseph; Urban Life


THE DREAM & LIE OF GEORGE W. BUSH (AFTER PICASSO'S DREAM & LIE OF FRANCO    Poem Text    
First Line: Owl fandango escabeche swords of octopus of evil omen


THE DREAM & LIE OF GEORGE W. BUSH (AFTER PICASSO'S DREAM & LIE OF...       
First Line: Owl fandango escabeche swords of octopus of evil omen
Subject(s): Politics & Government; War


THE DREAM AND LIE OF GENERAL FRANCO, 15-18 JUNE 1937    Poem Text    
First Line: Owl fandango escabeche swords of octopus of evil omen
Subject(s): Franco, Francisco (1892-1975); Antiwar Movement


THE FIRST STATION: AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the serpent:
Subject(s): Concentration Camps


THE LAST FRIEND    Poem Text    
First Line: The day the last friend
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE LORCA VARIATIONS (1) 'LORCA'S SPAIN: A HOMAGE'    Poem Text    
First Line: Beginning with olive trees.
Subject(s): Spain


THE LORCA VARIATIONS (28) 'FOR TURTLES'    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Turtles; Tortoises


THE LORCA VARIATIONS (3) A BOOK OF HOURS    Poem Text    
First Line: The green man, more a man
Subject(s): Time


THE LORCA VARIATIONS (32) 'FIRST NEW YORK POEM'    Poem Text    
First Line: Science & the paradise of labor give hope to those who live
Subject(s): New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


THE SEVENTH HELL: OF SMOKE, WHERE FIRE-RAISERS TRY .. ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: The houses of men are on fire
Subject(s): Men; Nuclear War; Atomic Bomb; Hydrogen Bomb


THE SLEEP OF REASON    Poem Text    
First Line: Words imprinted on a sign


THE TIMES ARE NEVER RIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Warm days hanging
Subject(s): Time


VARIATIONS ON THE HELL OF THIEVES    Poem Text    
First Line: When a wind blows