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Author: YOUNG, DEAN
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Young, Dean    Poet's Biography
50 poems available by this author


ACCEPTANCE SPEECH    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Life; Poetry & Poets


AGE OF DISCOVERY    Poem Text    
First Line: On the 182nd day of the 34th year
Subject(s): Knowledge; Galileo (1564-1642); Galileo Galilei


ASH ODE    Poem Text    
First Line: When I saw you ahead I ran two blocks
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


BRONZED    Poem Text    
First Line: That dusty bubble gum, once ubiquitous as starlings
Subject(s): Transience; Togetherness; Impermanence


CHANGING GENRES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I was satisfied with haiku until I met you,
Subject(s): Books; Literature; Reading


COLOPHON    Poem Text    
First Line: More than the beetles turned russet,
Subject(s): Bees; Mortality; Beekeeping


COTTON IN THE PILL BOTTLE       
First Line: I love the fog
Subject(s): Change; Fog; Haze


CRASH TEST DUMMIES OF AN IMPERFECT GOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Because we are so stupid
Subject(s): God; Life


DEAR BOB    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Life


DEAR FRIEND    Poem Text    
First Line: What will be served for our reception
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


DEAR READER    Poem Text    
First Line: My nightmares are your confetti


EASY AS FALLING DOWN STAIRS    Poem Text    
First Line: To always be in motion there is no choice
Subject(s): Love


ELEGY ON TOY PIANO    Poem Text    
First Line: You don't need a pony
Last Line: About this, even diamonds do not lie
Subject(s): Death; Poetry & Poets; Dead, The


EMERALD SPIDER BETWEEN ROSE THORNS    Poem Text    
First Line: Imagine, not even or really ever tasting


EVERYDAY ESCAPES    Poem Text    
First Line: My poor students, all I ask of them
Subject(s): Students


FOTTAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: How goofy and horrible is life. Just
Subject(s): Pain; Suffering; Misery


GLIDER    Poem Text    
First Line: I was supposed to have died
Subject(s): Mortality


HAMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: Every wednesday when I went to the shared office
Subject(s): Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


HANDY GUIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Avoid adjectives of scale.
Subject(s): Advice; Conduct Of Life


HE SAID TURN HERE    Poem Text    
First Line: And then tony showed us the lake
Subject(s): Lakes; Summer; Grief; Pools; Ponds; Sorrow; Sadness


HOW GRASP GREEN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Trees I have planted: an ash,
Subject(s): Mortality


HUMAN LOT    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Life; Mankind; Human Race


I AM BUT A TRAVELER IN THIS LAND & KNOW LITTLE OF ITS WAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Is everything a field of energy caused
Subject(s): Nature; Body, Human


I SAID YES BUT I MEANT NO    Poem Text    
First Line: People are compelled to be togetherf


LIVES OF THE DEEP SEA DIVERS    Poem Text    
First Line: I keep missing my stop so
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


LIVES OF THE SURGE PROTECTORS    Poem Text    
First Line: When she said what she said I
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Robots & Robotics


LIVES OF THE VETERANS    Poem Text    
First Line: Byzantium was once a city on the bosporus
Subject(s): War


ONE STORY    Poem Text    
First Line: In one story, the coyote sings us into being
Subject(s): Death; Fathers; Garcia Lorca, Federico (1898-1936); Paperweights; Dead, The


ONLY ONE OF MY DEATHS    Poem Text    
First Line: Because it seems the only way to save the roses
Subject(s): Beetles; Roses


OTHER OBIT    Poem Text    
First Line: Night, what more do you want
Last Line: Tock and such deep wagons on so many panged wheels
Subject(s): Nostalgia


OTHER ORBIT    Poem Text    
First Line: Night, what more do you want? Why this second per second
Subject(s): Nostalgia


PLEASURE    Poem Text    
First Line: One of those times I knew even then
Subject(s): Restaurants; Pleasure; Cafes; Diners


POEM WITHOUT FORGIVENESS    Poem Text    
First Line: The husband wants to be taken back
Subject(s): Forgiveness; Clemency


READY-MADE BOUQUET    Poem Text    
First Line: It's supposed to be spring but the sky
Subject(s): Play


ROBERT DESNOS    Poem Text    
First Line: A surrealist in the twenties, praised
Last Line: Over the sundial of our lives
Subject(s): Desnos, Robert (1900-1945); Surrealism; Breton, Andre (1896-1966)


ROTHKO'S YELLOW    Poem Text    
First Line: What I don't understand is the beauty.
Subject(s): Beauty


SCARECROW ON FIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Everything is brushed away, off the sleeve,
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


SOURCES OF THE DELAWARE    Poem Text    
First Line: I love you he said but saying it took twenty years
Subject(s): Children; Love; Rivers; Childhood


STORMS    Poem Text    
First Line: I've been sweating again, a symptom
Subject(s): Anxiety


SUNFLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: When dean young vacuums he hears
Last Line: Clouds that were his idea
Subject(s): Men; Sunflowers


THE BUSINESS OF LOVE IS CRUELTY    Poem Text    
First Line: It scares me the genius we have
Subject(s): Evil


THE INVENTION OF HEAVEN    Poem Text    
First Line: The mind becomes a field of snow
Subject(s): Heaven; Paradise


THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE    Poem Text    
First Line: It has always been our intention
Subject(s): Politics & Government


THE RHYTHMS PROUNCE THEMSELVES ADN THEN VANISH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: After they told me the ct showed
Subject(s): Illness; Body, Human


THROWN AS IF FIERCE & WILD    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Transience; Impermanence


UPON HEARING OF ANOTHER MARRIAGE BREAKING UP    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Saw an upside-down horse in a puddle.
Subject(s): Guilt; Divorce


UPON HEARING OF MY FRIEND'S MARRIAGE BREAKING UP, I ENVISION ATTACK    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Even in september moon, the ground hog
Last Line: As dog costumes go
Variant Title(s): Upon Hearing Of My Friend's Marriage Breaking Up
Subject(s): Divorce


VINTAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Because I will die soon, I fall asleep
Subject(s): Mortality


WHITE CRANE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Fathers; Death; Cranes (Birds); Dead, The


WINGED PURPOSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Fly from me does all I would have stay,
Subject(s): Flying