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Author: SCHWARTZ, LLOYD
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Schwartz, Lloyd    Poet's Biography
34 poems available by this author


78'S    Poem Text    
First Line: Breakable; heavy; clumsy; the end of a side
Subject(s): Sound Recordings; Phonograph Records; Recordings; Records; Audiodiscs; Discography


A PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Hello? / 'oh, hi.'
Subject(s): Love - Complaints; Suicide


A TRUE POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm working on a poem that's so true, I can't show it to anyone.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


APPARITIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: On christmas eve, the 42nd street station
Subject(s): Life


CHILDHOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: In the imaginary kingdom of my only-childhood, I played all the
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


CROSSING THE ROCKIES    Poem Text    
First Line: At fort morgan, colorado, six cars line up behind the flashing red lights
Subject(s): Rocky Mountain Range


DIGGER    Poem Text    
First Line: Would you believe I went to college? Yeah,
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Drugs & Drug Abuse; Prisons & Prisoners; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin; Convicts


DOUBLE LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: My father was a fundamentalist minister.
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Conduct Of Life; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


ESTELLE'S TESTIMONY    Poem Text    
First Line: They said I was 'promiscuous'
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Love - Age Differences; Death; Old Age; Dead, The


GOODNIGHT, GRACIE    Poem Text    
First Line: Home very late from a hollywood party, george and gracie
Last Line: Of the author.
Subject(s): Acting And Actors; Actors & Actresses; Allen, Gracie (1906-1964); Television; Tv


GRIEF    Poem Text    
First Line: My mother is mad at the sun
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


HANNAH    Poem Text    
First Line: I walk on hooked rugs; my beds are covered with
Subject(s): Homecoming; Family Life; Conduct Of Life; Relatives


IN THE JEWISH CEMETERY IN QUEENS    Poem Text    
First Line: A stone's throw from my uncle's grave
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Jews; Graveyards; Judaism


INTERIOR MONOLOGUE    Poem Text    
First Line: These rooms . . ./ if I could see them again
Subject(s): Home


INTERVIEW    Poem Text    
First Line: I thought once I'd like to be a kleptomaniac,
Subject(s): Divorce; Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


LEAVES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Every october it becomes important, no, necessary
Subject(s): Autumn; Leaves; Transience; Renewal; Fall; Impermanence


LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Why live? I never really thought
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Death; Falure; Dead, The


MENTAL CASES    Poem Text    
First Line: --and the second is like unto it, thou shalt love
Subject(s): Insanity; Nursing Homes; Voices; Madness; Mental Illness; Old Age Homes; Assisted Living


MUG SHOTS    Poem Text    
First Line: In business you have to know people . . . Try selling
Subject(s): Social Commentaries


ON THE RECENT DEATHS OF HIS FRIEND COLONNA AND HIS LADY LAURA    Poem Text    
First Line: Broken. The high column. The green laurel
Subject(s): Petrarch (1304-1374); Death; Francesco Petrarca; Dead, The


PORNOGRAPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: On his knees, his back to us; the pale honeydew melons of his bare buttocks
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


SATIE: TROIS MELODIES    Poem Text    
First Line: The frog on the tumbler-game in the park
Subject(s): Trees; Statues; Time


SELF-PORTRAIT    Poem Text    
First Line: I was sitting in her living room
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Family Life; Relatives


SHUT-EYE    Poem Text    
First Line: He dreams he's shooting himself in the eye his left eye the
Subject(s): Dreams; Suicide; Eyes; Nightmares


SIMPLE QUESTION       
First Line: Can you hear me? Do you / understand
Last Line: Of the author.
Subject(s): Fathers; Sickness; Illness


SIX WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Yes / no
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


SOME NOTES ON MY FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Maybe he was happy in paris. He remembers a few french words,
Subject(s): Fathers


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Rain on the lake


SONG OF THE SELF-STIMULATOR    Poem Text    
First Line: Johnny had a steamboat
Subject(s): Self-gratification; Sex


THE DREAM DURING MY MOTHER'S RECUPERATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Take it out - thirsty - put my teeth in my mouth
Last Line: From boulevard
Subject(s): Mothers; Old Age; Sickness; Women; Illness


THE RECITAL    Poem Text    
First Line: He sits there, staring into the keyboard--
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Poetry & Poets; Cancer (Disease); Death; Dead, The


THE WANDERER    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm talking about what isn't there anymore,
Subject(s): Friendship; Family Life; City & Town Life; Farewell; Love; Relatives; Parting


THEOCRITUS SCHWARTZ    Poem Text    
First Line: Theo . . . / no one would have to know his real name
Subject(s): Children; Names; Childhood


WHO'S ON FIRST    Poem Text    
First Line: You can be so inconsiderate.'
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Male-female Relations