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Author: LOY, MINA
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Loy, Mina    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Cravan, Arthur, Mrs.; Lowy, Mina Gertrude; Haweis, Stephen, Mrs.
73 poems available by this author


AGED WOMAN       
First Line: The past has come apart
Last Line: Dilation has entirely eliminated your long reality


AID OF THE MADONNA       
First Line: Madonnas are everlastingly mothers in ecstasy
Last Line: Under flowers of fire


ANGLO-MONGRELS AND THE ROSE: ENGLISH ROSE       
First Line: Early english everlasting %quadrate rose %paradox-imperial
Last Line: And what it does to the nose %while smelling it %see punch


APOLOGY OF A GENIUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Ostracized as we are with god -
Last Line: Stands to the censor's scythe.


AT THE DOOR OF THE HOUSE       
First Line: A thousand women's eyes
Last Line: At the door of the house


BABIES IN HOSPITAL       
First Line: Small elena
Last Line: I am guilty of


BLACK VIRGINITY       
First Line: Baby priests %on green sward
Last Line: Are headed off for the refectory


BRANCUSI'S GOLDEN BIRD       
First Line: The toy become the aesthetic archetype
Last Line: In gorgeous reticence


BRANCUSI'S GOLDEN BIRD       
First Line: The toy
Last Line: Licked by chromatic flames %in labyrinths of reflections


CHIFFON VELOURS       
First Line: She is sere
Last Line: A yard of chiffon velours


CRAB-ANGEL       
First Line: An atomic sprite
Last Line: Waving a yellow farewell with his perruque


DEAD       
First Line: We have flowed out of ourselves
Last Line: Of the half that is left inside them


DER BLINDE JUNGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The dam bellona
Last Line: Upon a mouth-organ.
Subject(s): Blindness; Visually Handicapped


EFFECTUAL MARRIAGE OR THE INSIPID NARRATIVE       
First Line: The door was an absurd thing
Last Line: Having no vices


EPHEMERID       
First Line: The eternal is sustained by serial metamorphosis
Last Line: Kidnap into fantasia


FAUN FARE       
First Line: Surreptitious fanfare
Last Line: Allergy to diapers


FILM-FACE       
First Line: As the gods sat on olympus
Last Line: On marie dressler


GERTRUDE STEIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Curie
Last Line: A radium of the word.
Subject(s): Curie, Marie (1867-1934); Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946); Women


GIOVANNI FRANCHI    Poem Text    
First Line: The threewomen who all walked
Subject(s): Florence, Italy; Wit & Humor


GIOVANNI FRANCHI       
First Line: The threewomen - who all walked
Last Line: Than - giovanni bapini knew himself


HOT CROSS BUM       
First Line: Beyond a hell-vermilion
Last Line: Of coition


HUMAN CYLINDERS    Poem Text    
First Line: The human cylinders / revolving in the enervating dusk
Subject(s): Relationships; Disappointment


HUMAN CYLINDERS       
First Line: The human cylinders
Last Line: With a solution


HUMAN CYLINDERS       


IDIOT CHILD ON A FIRE-ESCAPE       
First Line: Obedient as a bundle
Last Line: Almost emptied


IGNORAMUS       
First Line: Shut it up
Last Line: For the last


ITALIAN PICTURES: COSTA MAGIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Her father / indisposed to her marriage
Last Line: Whose hair down covers her thighs
Subject(s): Italy; Italians


ITALIAN PICTURES: JULY IN VALLOMBROSA    Poem Text    
First Line: Old lady sitting still
Last Line: Of head-waiters
Subject(s): Italy; Italians


ITALIAN PICTURES: THE COSTA SAN GIORGIO    Poem Text    
First Line: We english make a tepid blot
Last Line: Onto the middle of the street
Subject(s): Italy; Italians


JOYCE'S ULYSSES       
First Line: The normal monster
Last Line: On the sub rosa -- -- --


JULES PASCIN       
First Line: So this is death
Last Line: Cinderellas awander


LADY LAURA IN BOHEMIA       
First Line: Trained in a circus of swans
Last Line: She is yet like a diamond on a heap of broken glass


LETTERS OF THE UNLIVING       
First Line: The present implies presence
Last Line: On lethe


LIONS' JAWS       
First Line: O far away on the benign peninsular
Last Line: Into the fatal lap of italy


LOVE SONGS TO JOANNES    Poem Text    
First Line: Spawn of fantasies
Last Line: Love - the preeminent litterateur
Variant Title(s): Songs To Joannes
Subject(s): Dadaism; Love; Papini, Giovanni (1881-1956)


LUNAR BAEDEKER    Poem Text    
First Line: A silver lucifer
Last Line: Waxes and wanes
Subject(s): Dreams; Drugs & Drug Abuse; Nightmares; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin


MARBLE       
First Line: Greece has thrown - white shadows
Last Line: Of a lost hand


MASS-PRODUCTION ON 14TH STREET       
First Line: Ocean in flower
Last Line: The mannequin's harlequins


MEDITERRANEAN SEA       
First Line: The monstrous sapphire
Last Line: Of the tinselled sands


MEXICAN DESERT       
First Line: The belching ghost-wail of the locomotive
Last Line: Belabour the cinders of twilight


MOREOVER THE MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Face of the skies
Subject(s): Moon


MOREOVER, THE MOON       
First Line: Face of the skies
Last Line: Our every corpuscle become an elf


NANCY CUNARD    Poem Text    
First Line: Your eyes diffused with holy lights
Subject(s): Cunard, Nancy (1896-1965)


NANCY CUNARD       
First Line: Your eyes diffused with holy lights
Last Line: Of princess murat %and george moore
Subject(s): Cunard, Nancy (1896-1965)


O HELL       
First Line: To clear the drifts of spring
Last Line: In the shaft of the sun


OMEN OF VICTORY    Poem Text    
First Line: Women in uniform
Subject(s): Women


OMEN OF VICTORY       
First Line: Women in uniform
Last Line: Fallen in the sugar
Subject(s): Women


ON THIRD AVENUE       
First Line: You should have disappeared years ago' --
Last Line: Of their passage


PARTURITION       
First Line: I am the centre
Last Line: Man and woman god made them -- thank god


PERLUN       
First Line: The whipper snapper of the sun
Last Line: Think I'm a doll for anyone to pat


PHOTO AFTER POGROM    Poem Text    
First Line: Arrangement by rage / of human rubble
Last Line: Corpses are virgins
Subject(s): Pogroms; Corpses


PHOTO AFTER POGROM       
First Line: Arrangement by rage %of human rubble
Last Line: Sealing the faces %of corpses. %corpses are virgin
Subject(s): Pogroms


POE    Poem Text    
First Line: A lyric elixir of death / embalms
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


POE       
First Line: A lyric elixir of death %embalms
Last Line: Where frozen nightingales in ilix aisles %sing burial rites
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


PORTRAIT OF A NUN       
First Line: The smile folded as a marriage-veil
Last Line: But jesus is %gentle to us
Subject(s): Nuns


PROPERTY OF PIGEONS       
First Line: Pigeons doze
Last Line: To peer into a vast transparency


RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION    Poem Text    
First Line: This misalliance / follows the custom
Subject(s): Christianity; Faith; Belief; Creed


SKETCH OF A MAN ON A PLATFORM       
First Line: Man of absolute physical equilibrium
Last Line: Stings the face of the public


SONGGE BYRD; FOR ISADORA DUNCAN       
First Line: Gossip-blown songstress
Last Line: Descended from the skies %so many gods
Subject(s): Duncan, Isadora (1878-1927)


STARRY SKY OF WYNDHAM LEWIS       
First Line: Who raised these rocks of human mist
Last Line: To sky worn images


THE BLACK VIRGINITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Baby priests/ on green sward
Subject(s): Women; Religion; Theology


THE DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: We have flowed out of ourselves
Subject(s): Hell


THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE IS LIKE THE SCENT OF SYRINGA    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Nightingales; Singing & Singers; Songs


THE WIDOW'S JAZZ    Poem Text    
First Line: The white flesh quakes to the negro soul
Subject(s): African Americans - Song & Music; Chicago; Jazz; Music & Musicians


THERE IS NO LIFE OR DEATH       
Last Line: Have no immensity


THREE MOMENTS IN PARIS: 1. ONE O'CLOCK AT NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Though you have never possessed me
Last Line: Wants to go to bed
Subject(s): Paris, France; Women


THREE MOMENTS IN PARIS: 2. CAFE DU NEANT    Poem Text    
First Line: Little tapers lighted leaning diagonally
Subject(s): Paris, France


THREE MOMENTS IN PARIS: 2. CAFE DU NEANT       
First Line: Little tapers lighted leaning diagonally
Last Line: Prophetically blossoms in perfect putrefaction %yet there are cabs outside the door
Subject(s): Paris, France


THREE MOMENTS IN PARIS: 3. MAGASINS DU LOUVRE    Poem Text    
First Line: All the virgin eyes in the world are made of glass
Subject(s): Paris, France


THREE MOMENTS IN PARIS: 3. MAGASINS DU LOUVRE       
First Line: All the virgin eyes in the world are made of glass
Last Line: Having surprised a gesture that is ultimately intimate %all the virgin eyes in the world are made of
Subject(s): Paris, France


TIME-BOMB       
First Line: The - present - moment
Last Line: Momentum


VIRGINS PLUS CURTAINS MINUS DOTS       
First Line: Latin borghese
Last Line: Might - scratch


WIDOW'S JAZZ       
First Line: The white flesh quakes to the negro soul
Last Line: Of unpeopled space
Subject(s): African Americans - Song And Music; Chicago; Jazz; Music And Musicians