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Author: WIENERS, JOHN
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Wieners, John    Poet's Biography
43 poems available by this author


A POEM FOR COCKSUCKERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Well we can go
Last Line: I burn in the memory of love
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians


A POEM FOR MUSEUM GOERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I walk down a long / passageway
Last Line: Shriek in their ears
Subject(s): Museums; Art Gallerys


A POEM FOR PAINTERS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Our age bereft of nobility
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


A POEM FOR RECORD PLAYERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The scene changes
Last Line: All over town
Subject(s): Sound Recordings; Phonograph Records; Recordings; Records; Audiodiscs; Discography


A POEM FOR THE OLD MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: God love you
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


A POEM FOR TRAPPED THINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: This morning with a blue flame burning
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


A POEM FOR VIPERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I sit in lees. At 11:40 pm with
Last Line: Under the coats of their tongue
Subject(s): Drugs & Drug Abuse


ACT #2    Poem Text    
First Line: I took love home with me
Last Line: The night moan yr. Name
Subject(s): Dietrich, Marlene; Gays & Lesbians


AFTER A POEM FOR COCKSUCKERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I have never stopped loving him
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Love - Unrequited; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


AFTER THE ORGASM    Poem Text    
First Line: Aw, what is fame, is it
Last Line: Only to find it's some worthless punk who ends up in your arms
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians


AILSA'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Gas. A marriage that never existed, a death under investigation
Subject(s): Capitalism


BROKEN HEARTED MEMORIES    Poem Text    
First Line: And when that music starts
Subject(s): Memory


CHILDREN OF THE WORKING CLASS    Poem Text    
First Line: Gaunt, ugly deformed
Subject(s): Children; Labor & Laborers; Psychiatric Hospitals; Childhood; Work; Workers; Mad Houses; Insane Asylums


COCAINE    Poem Text    
First Line: For I have seen love
Subject(s): Drugs & Drug Abuse; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin


CONFESSION    Poem Text    
First Line: T is friday night, a lone bird hollers
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


CONTRADICTING PICASSO    Poem Text    
First Line: The mansion deceives itself
Last Line: Down as we do in our baths, to fool away the night
Subject(s): Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973)


DEAD POETS OF QUEER POEMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Commencement exercises inhibited
Subject(s): Social Commentaries


DOES HIS VOICE SOUND SME ECHO IN YOUR HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: A quart of champagne, one pill too many
Subject(s): Life Choices


EGG NOG    Poem Text    
First Line: The quality of mercy
Subject(s): Mercy


GOODBYE    Poem Text    
First Line: Perhaps some day you shall find me
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


HE'S NOT HERE NO ONE'S THERE    Poem Text    
First Line: M shaking from another man


HELEN GO MOTHER BETH    Poem Text    
First Line: I was young once; and on poverty
Subject(s): Life Choices


HOW TO COPE WITH THIS?    Poem Text    
First Line: A mean, dark man
Last Line: And only scope
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians


LONG NOOK    Poem Text    
First Line: There she took her lover to sea
Last Line: And like stars fell on alabama
Subject(s): Seashore; Love


MY MOTHER    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Talking to strange men on the subway
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Mothers; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


NECROMANCY    Poem Text    
First Line: The queen can grant no mercy, no clemency
Subject(s): Necromancy


STONE GIRL    Poem Text    
First Line: A simple poem
Subject(s): Poetry & Poems; Love


STRANGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Strange with women when
Last Line: On the mouth again
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Women; Human Behavior


SUPPLICATION    Poem Text    
First Line: O poetry, visit this house often,
Subject(s): Life Choices


THE ACTS OF YOUTH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: And with great fear I inhabit the middle of the night
Last Line: Worshipped in the pitches of the night
Subject(s): Youth


THE EAGLE BAR    Poem Text    
First Line: A lamp lit in the corner
Last Line: Bottles off the bar
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians


THE GARBOS AND DIETRICHS    Poem Text    
First Line: Moving like a dream through ibiza
Last Line: To those men they turn into swine
Subject(s): Dietrich, Marlene; Garbo, Greta (1905-1990); Gays & Lesbians


THE LIGHTS IN TOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Not as bad as you are
Subject(s): Time; Poetry & Poets


THE MEADOW WHERE ALL THINGS GROW ACCORDING TO THEIR OWN DESIGN    Poem Text    
First Line: Destiny lies behind our forces
Subject(s): Fate; Destiny


THE MURDER OF CHEAP WAITRESSES    Poem Text    
First Line: From ellen needham, indicted for their slaying
Subject(s): Murder; Waiters & Waitresses


THE SUICIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Yes I put her away.
Subject(s): Suicide; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


THE WINDOWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Delaunay wrote on / the back of his simultaneous windows
Last Line: Bowl of fruit full of light
Subject(s): Windows; Paintings & Painters; Poetry & Poets


TIMES SQUARE    Poem Text    
First Line: A furtive queen
Last Line: At dawn
Subject(s): Times Square, New York


TO CHARLES ON HIS HOME    Poem Text    
First Line: Death is an unforgiven
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


TWO YEARS LATER    Poem Text    
First Line: The hollow eyes of shock remain
Subject(s): Time


WEDNESDAY OR SOMETHING    Poem Text    
First Line: I might even listen
Last Line: Tuesday's rebellion
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians


YOU TALK OF GOING BUT DON'T EVEN HAVE A SUITCASE    Poem Text    
First Line: I will be an old man sometime
Subject(s): Old Age; Time; Memory


YOUTH    Poem Text    
First Line: The first darkness / on blue hill ave
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians