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Author: YOUNG, KEVIN
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Young, Kevin    Poet's Biography
22 poems available by this author


AUBADE    Poem Text    
First Line: There is little else
Last Line: Does, & make us day?
Subject(s): Life; Love


BEYOND WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: If you bomb / the ind
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; City & Town Life; Social Commentaries; Popular Culture - United States


CADILLAC MOON    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Basquiat, Jean-michel (1960-1988); Popular Culture - United States; Social Commentaries


CAKEWALK    Poem Text    
First Line: Baby, you make
Last Line: Bloodhound ground
Subject(s): Fruit; Desire; Love


DIXIELAND    Poem Text    
First Line: I want the spell
Last Line: The cops without one clue
Subject(s): Passion


EARLY SHOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Here even the darkness
Subject(s): Flop-houses; Sex


EDDIE PRIEST'S BARBERSHOP & NOTARY    Poem Text    
First Line: Is music ... Is men / off early from work ... Is waiting
Subject(s): Barbers; Hair


ERRATA    Poem Text    
First Line: Baby, give me just
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


EULOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: To allow silence
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


FILM NOIR (THE CHASE)    Poem Text    
First Line: I didn't have a rat's chance
Last Line: Her snuffed, stubbed out / lipstuck cigarette
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


FILM NOIR (THE SET-UP)    Poem Text    
First Line: Snake oil sales
Last Line: Home, humming gumshoe blues
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


FOR THE CONFEDERATE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: These are the last days
Subject(s): African Americans - History; Black Heritage


ODE TO THE MIDWEST    Poem Text    
First Line: I want to be doused
Subject(s): Middle West; Conduct Of Life; Midwest; Old Northwest; Central States; North Central States


PIETA    Poem Text    
First Line: I hunted heaven
Subject(s): Seeking; Patience


REWARD    Poem Text    
First Line: Run away from this sub- / scriber for the second time
Subject(s): African Americans - History; Slavery; Escapes; Black Heritage; Serfs; Fugitives


SAINT JOE LOUIS: SURROUNDED BY SNAKES    Poem Text    
First Line: Bip! Splat! / bop
Last Line: Hiss his cauliflower ear
Subject(s): Louis, Joe (1914-1981)


SONG OF SMOKE    Poem Text    
First Line: To watch you walk
Subject(s): Desire


THE DRY SPELL    Poem Text    
First Line: Waking early / with the warming house
Subject(s): Grandparents; Farm Life; Cokking & Cooks; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers; Agriculture; Farmers


THE LIVING    Poem Text    
First Line: After independence day / all our toys began to tear
Subject(s): Cotton; Farm Life; African Americans - History; Agriculture; Farmers; Black Heritage


THE MISSION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Back there then I lived
Subject(s): Mortality; Conduct Of Life; Fathers


URGENT TELEGRAM TO JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT    Poem Text    
First Line: Havent heard from you in ages stop love your
Subject(s): Basquiat, Jean-michel (1960-1988)


ZOOT    Poem Text    
First Line: Speakeasy she
Last Line: Me, fa, fast, quick- / silvered -
Subject(s): Music & Musicians