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Author: OLSON, CHARLES
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Olson, Charles    Poet's Biography
922 poems available by this author


(LITERARY RESULT)       
First Line: That a cormorant fishes
Last Line: My eye-view
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets


/ NORTHWEST CORNER OF SHIFTING MAN CARRYING       
Last Line: Continuously, in this respect solely to %go


11 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT. THE SOUTHEAST WIND       
Last Line: And is now %holes


128 A MOLE       
Last Line: To get at tyre


13 VESSELS, AND DAVID PEARCE'S       
Last Line: Presented in a bill to the federal government of $200,000


14 MEN STAGE HEAD WINTER 1624/5       
First Line: They required
Last Line: House, later endecott's, etc


1492-1942       
First Line: Grip space aces and eights


17TH CENTURY MEN / WHO FOUNDED THIS LAND       


1ST LETTER ON GEORGES       
First Line: February night, or august
Last Line: The north, west and south


1ST LOT FROM THE CUTT       
Last Line: The sea added


2 PROPOSITIONS AND 3 PROOF       
First Line: He is a good workman


20-MAY-59       
First Line: The moon must be in perigee the sea


23 SCHOOL AND 16 COLUMBIA       
Last Line: Myrtle and violets. And wood


2ND MUSICAL FORM, FOR DAVE YOUNG       
First Line: I'm modal, how are you, nicolas of cusa?


31-MAY-61       
First Line: The lilac moon of the earth's backyard
Last Line: Lilac moon %old backyard bloom


3RD LETTER ON GEORGES, UNWRITTEN       
First Line: [in this place is a poem which I have not been able
Last Line: Here, of this fellow going home


3RD MORNING IT'S BEAUTIFUL - FEBRUARY       
Last Line: Has taught me


7 YEARS & YOU CLD CARRY CINDERS IN YR HAND       
Last Line: Can come %from canaan


A LETTER, ON FISHING GROUNDS [OF, THE GULF OF MAINE] BY WALTER H. RICH        Recitation by Author
First Line: If the marine features
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing


A NEWLY DISCOVERED 'HOMERIC' HYMN (FOR JANE HARRISON)    Poem Text    
First Line: Hail and beware the dead who will talk life until you are blue
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ABOVE THE HEAD OF JOHN DAY'S PASTURE LAND       
Last Line: Widow -- 1st parcel of all ----


ABSOLUTELY VERNAL       
First Line: The whole of creation shall come to his funeral


ABSTRACT #1, YUCATAN       
First Line: The fish is speech, or see


ABT THE DEAD HE SD       


ACCOUNT BOOK OF B ELLERY       
First Line: Vessels %goods
Last Line: Salaries %conveyances


ACROSS SPACE AND TIME       
First Line: If the great outside system - species and stars - proceeds
Last Line: Capricorn is drawing the threads


ADAMO ME ...       
First Line: Ride 'em, and, by the ride, down all night, all
Last Line: (beauty notwithstanding) %more difficult


ADAMO! ADAMO! SOMETHING HAS HARMED ADAMO!       


ADD AN EDDA       
First Line: Flat are the waters


ADDED TO / MAKING A REPUBLIC       
Last Line: Proposing it. Or thinking it out or living it %ahead of time


ADVANTAGE       
First Line: Where do these


AFICA       
First Line: Hard water (waterfalls)


AFTER THE STORM WAS OVER       
Last Line: Big enough for himself


AFTERNOON       
First Line: A tiger came


ALL COVERED WITH FEATHERS       
Last Line: Lustre a shoe %requires


ALL HAVEN ASTERN       
First Line: I'm going to swim for my life


ALL MY LIFE I'VE HEARD ABOUT MANY       
First Line: He went to spain
Last Line: At norman's woe


ALL NIGHT LONG       
Last Line: Which had not previously fit


ALL PINK FROM THE BATH SHE SLEPT       


ALL THINGS STAND OUT AGAINST THE SKY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Between queen tiy (consort of amenophis iii, who reigned 1417-1379 b.C.)
Last Line: That's wasted on the young
Subject(s): Winter; Conduct Of Life


ALL THINGS STAND OUT AGAINST THE SKY       


ALL YOU CAN DO       
First Line: Because a woman


ALLEGORY OF WEALTH       
First Line: On the other phone, persephone: 'he crushed me - he creased my britches'


ALLIGATOR       
Last Line: Rushing before


AMERICANS       
First Line: What the cosmologist meant by what constitutes


AMERICANS       
First Line: The cosmologist says


AND MELANCHOLY       
First Line: Time's %unbearable complexity -- as though our souls
Last Line: In the desire for death
Subject(s): Death


AND NOW LET ALL THE SHIPS COME IN       
Last Line: And the mind go forth to the end of the world


AND NOW: THE WORLD!       
First Line: Enemies?' define


ANECDOTES OF THE LATE WAR       
First Line: The lethargic vs violence as alternatives of each other for los americanos


ANNIVERSARY       
First Line: On the north side of the telephone pole wet snow stuck


ANUBIS WILL STARE       


APOPTIC; FOR RICHARD BRIDGEMAN       
First Line: Re-entry, without pillow, dear and the pieces
Last Line: Flew into so many pieces of violent river-bottom


APPLAUSE       
First Line: Out, all the way, without


APRIL TODAY MAIN STREET       
First Line: As against now the gloucester
Last Line: Now brings in %what %to main street


ARISTOTLE & AUGUSTINE    Poem Text    
Last Line: And in doing so beta'd / themselves
Subject(s): Anaximander (610-547 B.c.


ARISTOTLE & AUGUSTINE       
Last Line: And in doing so beta'd %themselves
Subject(s): Anaximander (610-547 B.c.)


ART CALLED GOTHONIC       
First Line: Armenian %george or isaac and james
Last Line: Like new-land itself %eastward?


AS CABEZA DE VACA WAS       
Last Line: A place in men's minds


AS I WENT IN AND OUT I HEARD PIECES       


AS IF HALLAM MOVIUS       


AS OF BOZEMAN       
First Line: Red cloud (dab) succeeded


AS OF PARSONSES OR FISHERMANS FIELD OR CRESSYS BEACH ...       
First Line: Swly to a plumb- %tree
Last Line: Led our lives to be these things instead of kings


AS OF WHAT'S / AHEAD       


AS SNOW LIES ON THE HILL       
Last Line: All back into blood


AS THE DEAD PREY UPON US    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Death - Mothers; Dead, The


AS THE DEAD PREY UPON US       
Last Line: Has been hauled away


AS THE SHIELD GODDESS, MYCENAE       


AS THEY PRAY UPON US       


AS THOUGH THERE WERE NO FLOWING       


ASSUMING THE SOUL IS A BITCH (1)       
First Line: That, then, becomes one have
Last Line: Nothing %but all


ASSUMING THE SOUL IS A BITCH (2)       
First Line: That then becomes you have
Last Line: Sex nor mind %nothing


ASTRIDE / THE CABOT / FAULT       
Last Line: To be lopped off the left shoulder


ASYMPTOTES       
First Line: Yup, our disgraces are


AT MIDNIGHT, AFTER HOURS OF LOVE, I ATE       


AT THE BOUNDARY OF THE MIGHTY WORLD       
Last Line: Is the end boundary %disappear


AT YORKTOWN       
First Line: At yorktown the church
Last Line: From a martin's %back


ATALANTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Atalanta ran swift course
Last Line: Ended the body of a boy's alarms
Subject(s): Atalanta


ATALANTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Atalanta ran swift course


ATALANTA RAN SWIFT COURSE       
Last Line: Bend and fall from my ear
Subject(s): Atalanta


AUCTOUR       
First Line: Said man of hate, un lated tribute to good huffer


AUTHORITY OF CAPE ANN       
Last Line: Where dogma does begin again


B C'S       
First Line: The word forms %on the left: you must


B C'S II       
First Line: What we do not know of ourselves


B C'S III       
First Line: News (o the latest)


B. ELLERY -- CINVAT BRIDGE -- AER       


BABE       
First Line: Who it is who sits


BAGATTO       
First Line: Double, double, twice the face


BAILYN SHOWS SHARP RISE       
Last Line: Likewise a sloop fir the parsones


BALLAD FOR AMERICANS       
First Line: We have no history


BARBARA ELLIS, RAMP       


BARBARA WHIRLWIND       


BARLEY OR RYE       


BEAUTY / IS TO LAY HOLD OF LOVE       


BEGINNINGS (FACTS       
First Line: Dutche mariner new england coast & transport england to
Last Line: Being: april sixteen %forty-two


BEING ALTOGETHER LITERAL, & SPECIFIC ... EXPLICIT       
First Line: Cant first attaccked as such, 1596, count francesco cenci
Last Line: Supposed to be %revolutionaries


BETWEEN CRUISER & PLATO -- SEA MOUNTAINS AND       
Last Line: Just where the canaries lie off shore


BIG FAT FLY       


BIGMANS       
First Line: Arouse yrself, bigmas


BIGMANS II       
First Line: He who saw everything, of him learn, o my land, learn


BINNACLE       
First Line: The binnacle! The %binnacle - the smallest
Last Line: And rhumb lines as it moves


BIRTH'S OBITUARY    Poem Text    
First Line: Plane's flight your helix, transcontinental blood
Subject(s): Crane, Hart (1899-1932)


BIRTH'S OBITUARY       
First Line: Plane's flight your helix, transcontinental blood
Last Line: The silver chalice of the moon
Subject(s): Crane, Hart (1899-1932)


BK 11 CHAPTER 37       
First Line: Beginning at the hill of middle street the city
Last Line: Prove to be likewise new


BLACK MT. COLLEGE - DAT OL SPHINX - HAS A FEW WORDS       
First Line: Names names, paul goodman, or we'll have to use you own


BLACK MT. COLLEGE HAS A FEW WORDS FOR A VISITOR       
First Line: Name names, paul goodman


BLOW IS CREATION       
Last Line: Mother earth alone


BOAT       
First Line: Sacred sycamore and the odor of cedar wood (the odor of the buried boat
Last Line: The night, very fast


BOATS' LIGHTS IN THE DAWN NOW GOING SO SWIFTLY THE       
Last Line: Interchange of %time


BOHLIN 1       
First Line: Fr cape sable into the stream in
Last Line: Flat as a yacht's


BOHLIN 2       
First Line: Bohlin %hove to, once
Last Line: Where his vessel was moored


BONA DEA (ATHENA       
Last Line: Wherever they do go


BORNE DOWN BY THE INABILITY TO LIFT THE HEAVINESS       


BOTTLED UP FOR DAYS, MOSTLY       
Last Line: Reason hath -- and art her beauty god the truth


BOTTOM / BACKWARD       
Last Line: I stand on main street like the diorite %stone


BRANG THAT THING OUT       
Last Line: Survives in the salt


BRIDE       
First Line: The bride leaves her father's house
Subject(s): Brides


BUFFALO ODE       
First Line: As sir saltonstall ran over


BURIAL GROUDN       
First Line: The slug and the rat posses the dead


BUSINESS       
First Line: So much slipping by


BY CURE OF - SULFA       
First Line: See where, gathered, the wharves


BY CURE OF SULFA    Poem Text    
First Line: See where, gathered, the wharves
Last Line: Father, son & sardine sandwich / of gloucester!
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Family Life


CANTO ONE HUNDRED AND ONE       
First Line: The earth is for the living or


CAPRICORN       
First Line: Capricorn of mountain thirst


CAPT CHRISTOPHER LEVETT (OF YORK)       
First Line: Levett is a measure
Last Line: Is the cry of a coat of wonder


CARRYING WATER TO THE YOUTH ...       
First Line: Carrying water to the bear


CASHES       
First Line: I tell you it's cruel. There was the rattler, pitchpoled
Last Line: Her name was bearse


CAUSE, THE CAUSE       
First Line: It is the cause the cause, still, it is (and she, still
Last Line: Life from its own ending


CELESTIAL EVENING, OCTOBER 1967       
First Line: Advanced out toward the external from
Last Line: Hear all, the new moon new in all %the ancient sky


CHAIN OF MEMORY IS RESURRECTION       
Last Line: The soul %is an onslaught


CHRISTMAS       
First Line: Dirty christmas %which origen


CHRONICLES       
First Line: As zeus sent hermes
Last Line: Close to the shore


CINOS       
First Line: Down, throw down his like to eat


CIVIC DIASTER       
First Line: There's a peach tree growing at last
Last Line: And the bull was it he is %flanking???)


CIVIL WAR       
First Line: Or casptain philip sheridan


CLOUDS       
First Line: Out the same picture window the pine bow


COAST GOES FROM HURRIAN HAZZI TO TYRE       
Last Line: Home to the shore


COILED, / THROUGHOUT THE SYSTEM       
Last Line: In his eye


COLE'S ISLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: I met death - he was a sportsman - on cole's
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


COLE'S ISLAND       
First Line: I met death -- he was a sportsman -- on cole's
Last Line: Account I can give, of the encounter
Subject(s): Death; Islands


COLLECTED POEMS OF       
First Line: Like lines of verse redburn


COLOR IS IMAGE       


COMMON PLACE       
First Line: The full moon, as she tipped the hill, rising


COMPANY OF MEN       
First Line: Both, the company of men


COMPLEYNT BLOSSOMS APRIL TO JULY       
First Line: The smallest flower %bluet most


CONCERNING EXAGGERATION, OR HOW, PROPERLY, TO HEAP UP       


CONDITION OF THE LIGHT FROM THE SUN       
First Line: On ground level
Last Line: The throne the kingdom the power


CONNECTION       
First Line: The trouble is there's
Last Line: Because there is a commotion


CONQUEROR       
First Line: Gulls on the grass %and the odor of live worms%and worms dead on the walk


CONQUEROR       
First Line: I met a worm
Last Line: He died


CONSTANCE, THIS DAY       
First Line: As swift and dying as the forms of flame


CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BY       
Last Line: Signed himself b. Ellery dog town


CONVERSATION GALANTE       
First Line: She dreamt of a lady in light green
Last Line: Was as ready %as flesh %as fire %for the world


CORMORANT / AND THE SPINDLE       
Last Line: Which marks black rock


CORNELY       
First Line: The legend %this saint's arrival
Last Line: Primeval glaciers, line the shores


COW OF DOGTOWN       
First Line: Shaler says
Last Line: Nut is in the world


CROMLECH' OF COURSE IT IS       
Last Line: A place of %ridge


CROSS-LEGGED, THE SPIDER AND THE WEB       
First Line: With this body worship her
Last Line: You do know you do know


CROWN OF NAILS       
First Line: The nail of the cross
Last Line: Before the past and the dream's amaze


CRY PAIN, & THE DOGS OF YRSELF DEVOUR       


CUT       
First Line: March 13, 1638/9 %to view, whether it may not be
Last Line: Toll, for 21 years


CUT CREEK,' THE RIVER IS, WM SAVILLE'S       


CUT CREEK,' THE RIVER IS, WM SAVILLE'S       
Last Line: Plan' of the harbor 1606
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Harbors


CYPRUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Cyprus / the strangled
Last Line: Malta: the fat lady
Subject(s): Migration


CYPRUS / THE STRANGLED       


CYPRUS / THE STRANGLED       
Last Line: Malta: fat lady %spain
Subject(s): Crete; Cyprus; Malta; Rhodes (island); Spain


DA BOYG       
First Line: It ain't a woman


DANCE, OF THE GRIZZLY BEAR       
First Line: Red man told me, your father


DAY SONG       
First Line: Beside her, she a limpid brook, I took


DAY SONG, THE DAY AFTER       
First Line: Beside herself (and me, too, so help me), & she
Last Line: What is it that they call the deep stuff? -- %still waterz


DAY'S BEGINNINGS       
First Line: Gulls, on the grass, first on which they never are except
Last Line: Out with wash: the day's then well-%begun
Subject(s): Morning


DAY, OF A YEAR       
First Line: Walkin' 'roun %goin' along down


DE BONO       
First Line: Beauty, sd the bearded man


DE LOS CANTARES       
First Line: Set over orontes


DEATH IS THE MOTHER BINDING US TO OUR END       
Last Line: A hill of rocks, 18-%22


DEATH OF CHARLES OLSON       
First Line: She hove down
Last Line: Who are of this make
Subject(s): Fathers


DEATH OF EUROPE (A FUNERAL POEM FOR RAINER M. GERHARDT)       
First Line: Rainer %the man who was about to celebrate his 52nd birthday
Last Line: Let us who live %try


DECEMBER 18TH       
First Line: And the rosy red is gone, the
Last Line: Is now indistinquishable from %the usa


DECEMBER 22ND       
First Line: The sea %is right up against the skin of the shore with a tide
Last Line: Come so far
Subject(s): Sea


DECEMBER, 1960       
First Line: A coast %is not the same
Last Line: (1690-1776) who m. Mary harraden in 1719


DESCARTES SOLDIER       
Last Line: The sun from burning %their necks


DIADEM OF THE DOG       
Last Line: Rattles again


DIARIES OF DEATH       
First Line: 1938: at 5 in the morning I vomited on the grass in front of my house


DIRECT DOWNWARD PATH       


DISCRETE GLOSS       
First Line: The tide, the number 9 and creation


DISPOSITION       
First Line: All does draw back


DISTANCES       
Last Line: Be carried across the gorge %col j g tottin's report 1833


DISTANCES       
First Line: So the distances are galatea
Last Line: I wake you %stone. Love this man


DOGTOWN -- ANN / ROBINSON DAVIS       
Last Line: Margaret -- josselyn


DOGTOWN THE DOG TOWN       
Last Line: City: metro-%polis


DOGWOOD COMES OUT YELLOW       


DOUBLE, DOUBLE, ROOT AND BRANCH       


DRAGON-FLY       
First Line: Noon. The tall trees uphold the sky


DRAMATIS PERSONAE       
First Line: Live's on it %love's on it


DRUM WORLD       
First Line: In particular one man


DRY ODE       
First Line: It pusheth us out before it, out, and to the side


DURA       
First Line: To come to the look in the sacrificer's eyes


DYLAN THOMAS, AND NOW MATTHEW MEAD ... 'TO EDWARD THOMAS'       
First Line: I thought of alun lewis


EACH NIGHT IS NO LOSS, IT IS A DAILY ECLIPSE       
Last Line: Any thing, left foot lifted -- gaja %-- delight


EARTH WITH A CITY IN HER HAIR       
Last Line: Entangled of trees


EASTER       
First Line: Holy saturday night


ECHIDNA IS THE BITE       
Last Line: Is endlessly %poised


EGO SCRIPTOR       
First Line: Form love arising


ENCOUNTER       
First Line: Nauset billerica - to get the fid in


END OF THE WORLD / IS THE TURN-ABOUT       


ENNISCORTHY SUITE       
First Line: Atop the down pasture


ENTHUSIASM       
First Line: Lane painted true color, and drew


ENYALION OF / BROWN EARTH       
Last Line: Krk -- krk -- krk


EPIGON       
First Line: In whose heart it


EPIGRAPH TO CALL ME ISHMAEL       
First Line: O fahter, fahter


ESSAY ON QUEEN TIY       
First Line: Between queen tiy (consort of amenophis iii, who reigned 1417-1379 b.C.)
Last Line: Plus hell herself with it ahead of the wave %a tsunami
Subject(s): Tiy, Queen Of Egypt


EVE AND LILITH AND ADAM AND PIE       
First Line: Couples couples %in the bars


EVERY MAN HIS OWN MATADOR; ... ANY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY       
First Line: One wants to say to them: even florida, if they'd have just left even florida


EVIDENT PRESENCE OF ROCK-TUMBLE       
Last Line: Shapes of spruce & bayberry garden


EVIL: 1       
First Line: For a man to come out of the sea, they


EVIL: 2       
First Line: He said, he feeds


EVIL: 3       
First Line: Nothing is more boring


EVIL: 4       
First Line: I am empty. I will be


EXAMPLES - FOR RICHARD BRIDGEMAN       
First Line: Re-entry, without pillow, dear and the pieces
Last Line: Into so many violet river-bottoms


EXISTED / 3000 BC?       
Last Line: Great gods' %meaning?


EYE       
First Line: Hopping as they are feeding now it is raining


FABLE FOR SLUMBER    Poem Text    
First Line: An animal dwelt
Last Line: An animal dwelt
Subject(s): Animals; Children


FABLE FOR SLUMBER       
First Line: An animal dwelt


FATHER SKY - MOTHER EARTH -- FROM MY OWN POINT OF VIEW       
First Line: Chomplain -- hippopotami
Last Line: The eye of the apex of the bowl of the %sky


FATHERS       
First Line: To wed good blood to bad blood to alleviate


FEAST       
First Line: Sacred sycamore and the odor
Last Line: Than the day (the night %very fast


FEATHERED BIRD OF THE HARBOR OF GLOUCESTER       
First Line: He was here, 1817 august 23rd
Last Line: Rounded like a dog's
Subject(s): Birds


FEBRUARY 10, ONE YEAR TOO LATE       
First Line: To move time back to where it was before I blundered


FEBRUARY 3RD 1966. HIGH TIDE. 10.6 FEET. 8:43 AM       
First Line: Look at ten pound island all white
Last Line: A cake of ice
Subject(s): Ships And Shipping


FEBRUARY, 1968       
First Line: & - 'transit' of


FERRINI - I       
First Line: Into the pool at 5 am to freshen


FIRE IS    Poem Text    
Last Line: Cockleshell of, / cockleheart
Subject(s): Fire; Man-woman Relationships


FIRE IS       


FIRE IT BACK INTO THE CONTINENT       
Last Line: The free association of gloucester persons


FIRST OF MORNING WAS ALWAYS OVER THERE       
Last Line: American-chinese millenniium to live in


FISH IS THE FLOWER OF WATER       
First Line: You who follow henry thoreau


FLOWER GROWS / FROM THE ROOTS       


FLOWER OF THE UNDERWORLD       
First Line: To build out of sound the walls of the city
Last Line: Shall be made known


FOLLOWED HIS SOW TO APPLES       
Last Line: On the road up dogtown in the area of the lower road


FOOL       
First Line: His number is zero, or twenty-one


FOR 'MOIRA'       
First Line: To hell with, like
Last Line: The ever-rutting animal hateful %to isis


FOR A LADY OF WHOM I SPEAK       
First Line: Who walks on white feet turned


FOR A MAN GONE TO STUTTGART WHO LEFT AN AUTOMOBILE BEHIND       
First Line: The callacanthus %out again (the golden fury seen


FOR A.K., ENNISCORTHY, KEENE, VIRGINIA       
First Line: The trees john coles planted


FOR CY TWOMBLY FACED WITH HIS FIRST CHICAGO & N.Y. SHOWS       
First Line: Ashurbanipal. Or the stern-view


FOR JOE SMALL POTATOES       


FOR K.       
First Line: Sex the sword. If not so armed


FOR MAC HAMMOND       
First Line: Parallelism therefore is in fact black stone to footstool of


FOR MY FRIEND       
First Line: Drum upon the table


FOR PV HIMSELF ALONE AND GOD BLESS HIM       
First Line: He sd he wore it


FOR ROBT DUNCAN, WHO UNDERSTANDS WHAT'S GOING ON    Poem Text    
First Line: To go up & around gravel hill the road goes se to
Subject(s): Duncan, Robert (1919-1988)


FOR ROBT DUNCAN, WHO UNDERSTANDS WHAT'S GOING ON       
First Line: To go up & around gravel hill the road goes se to
Last Line: Looking thing than herrings
Subject(s): Duncan, Robert (1919-1988)


FOR SAPPHO, BACK       
First Line: With a dry eye, she
Last Line: A dancer going off


FOR THE CHILDREN, IN THE NOVEL, MR. HELLMEN       
First Line: Sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday


FRIDAY, GOOD FRIDAY       


FRIEND       
First Line: He was a man made a bank
Last Line: His own small change. The interest %is all his


FROM THE INCA       
First Line: The mighty man and the mother-egg


FRONTLET       
First Line: Into the light
Last Line: On the bull's horns


FULL MOON [STARING OUT WINDOW, 5:30 AM MARCH 4TH       
Last Line: 5:30 am hungry for everything


FURTHER COMPLETION OF PLAT       
First Line: Lt james davis 14 acres 1717 and to share 4
Last Line: Deacon joseph winslow, who bought from his father-in-law %day, in 1724


FURTHER COMPLETION OF PLAY (BEFORE THEY DROWN DOGTOWN WITH A RESERVOIR       
First Line: Lower road, kinnicum, before 1717, joseph ingersoll and bryant houses above him
Last Line: When b. Ellery %etc


FUTURE / OPEN THE BEYOND       


GATE IS PROUTI       
First Line: A fountain -- from four blocks away -- can look like ice
Last Line: Flesh, too, can die away -- from distance, coming in


GEE, WHAT I CALL THE UPPER ROAD WAS THE WAY       
Last Line: Leads from the town to smallmans now dwelling house


GEORGE DECKER; A FISHERMAN       
Last Line: In the 2nd %bc


GLEEMAN WHO FLATTERED YOU       
First Line: As tomorrow as soon as it is day
Last Line: The whole ocean roof to rest upon your chin


GLOSS       
First Line: These days %only the telephone men are spurred


GLYPHS       
First Line: Like a race, the negro boy said


GO / MAKE A BRIDGE       


GOING FROM BATTLE TO BATTLE       
First Line: The earth lay golden green


GOING RIGHT OUT OF THE CENTURY       
First Line: I, john watts, via
Last Line: I herein testify


GOLDEN VENETIAN LIGHT FROM BACK OF AGAMENTICUS HEIGHT FALLING ...       
First Line: I believe in what the arabs by
Last Line: From the air itself


GONFALON RAISED TONIGHT       
First Line: I don't know


GOT ME HOME, THE LIGHT       
Last Line: North by the pole and %west


GOT ME HOME, THE LIGHT SNOW GIVES THE AIR, FALLING    Poem Text    
First Line: How my own hills
Last Line: North by the pole and / west
Subject(s): Home


GRAIN OF DECEMBER       
First Line: The ordered %coming and going


GRANDFATHER-FATHER POEM       
First Line: Rolled in the grass


GREAT DESCENDING LIGHT OF DAY       
Last Line: View of herself


GREAT WASHING -- ROCK RENEW ONE'S FAITH IN THE FATHERS -- I WAS BORN       
Last Line: Their own five-way apportionment of what they had had from their father


GREEN MAN       
First Line: Go fool, and hatch of the air


GREETING TO A LORD HIGH CANADIAN LAWYER'S WIFE       
First Line: I'd wash her ass


GRINNING MONSTER OUT SIDE THE SYSTEM       


GROANER SHAKES LOUDER THE WHISTLING BUOY LOUDER WHAT ROUSES       
Last Line: Of my blood at a later date


GULF OF MAINE       
First Line: Altham says
Last Line: And mostly well-dressed persons %frequent it


GYLFAGINNING VI       
First Line: A cow audumla
Last Line: Burr (or borr) is the father of odin


HATE       
First Line: Hate any least millimeter


HAVE THEM NAKED INSTEAD       
First Line: Wageearner verses %woman, who prostrates


HAVELOCK ELIS, SELS.       


HAVING DESCRIED THE NATION       
Last Line: In gloom on watch-house point


HAVING DEVELOPED THE DIFFERENCES, THAT ABRAHAM ROBINSON, TO TAKE HIM       
Last Line: Moon -- the trumpline on her forehead holds her so


HE / IN THE DARK STALL       


HE CAME       
Last Line: Enyalious


HE IS THE DEVIL       


HE TREADS ON EDGES OF BEING WHERE THE DROP       


HE WHO WALKS WITH HIS HOUSE ON       
Last Line: With his house on his head


HE, WHO, IN HIS ABANDONED INFANCY, SPOKE TO JESUS ...       
First Line: Crossed-over dreams, or infertile


HEAR MY PRAYER MY FATHER       


HEART IS A CLOCK       
Last Line: In creation, when it is %full


HEAVEN AS SKY IS MADE OF STONE (DIORITE - EX-       
Last Line: Is made of grout


HECTOR-BODY       
Last Line: Got home again


HELP ME, VENUS, YOU WHO LED ME ON       
First Line: If you would guess, fond man, the secret


HEPIT-NAGA-ATOSIS       
First Line: Entwined %throughout
Last Line: Discovered in birds, fishes, serpents and plants, london %1672


HER DREAM, HALF REMEMBERED       
First Line: There, quick, a crowd was on me. Jugglers, giants


HER HEADLAND       
Last Line: A bird or town kr-ku


HER SKIN / COVERED ME       


HER STERN LIKE A BOX THE       
Last Line: Of the full north atlantic its-%self?


HERE I AM, NAKED       


HERE IN THE FORT MY HEART DOTH       
Last Line: Into the diagram


HEREB I AM, NAKED    Poem Text    
Last Line: Of the fire
Subject(s): Self


HIS HEALTH, HIS POETRY, HIS LOVE ALL IN ONE       
First Line: The green glow of glaowceastre now that
Last Line: The woman who is loved poem
Subject(s): Love


HIS HOUSE / IN THE BRANCHES       


HISTORY / OF EARTH. AND OF       
Last Line: Sewing & binding %each seam
Subject(s): Truth


HISTORY IS THE MEMORY OF TIME       
First Line: 1622 to 1626 was the fish rush
Last Line: His dried fish
Subject(s): History


HOME', TO THE SHORE       
Last Line: The sea-shore


HOMO ANTHROPOS       
Last Line: And poseidon (potidan %[theriun]


HOTEL STEINPLATZ, BERLIN, DECEMBER 25 (1966)       
First Line: Snow %coming %to my window, going up
Last Line: The tree itself alone -- ah now no snow at all
Subject(s): Berlin, Germany


HOUR OF EVENING -- SUPPER HOUR, FOR MY NEIGHBORS       
Last Line: As our ancestors were %so borne


HOUSE       
First Line: The land outside, and the nights is the enemy's


HOW IT WAS JOSEPH ALTSCHULER BROUGHT US UP TO BE       
First Line: Covered with %feathers. Or to be altogether archaic, one hercassian boar's
Last Line: A twig. Break %their necks


HOW ONE FEELS ABOUT IT WHEN IT GOES GOOD       
First Line: Swing out sweet bells


HOW THINGS CHANGE       
First Line: I came back into my own house


HUSTINGS       
First Line: The future sucks %all forward, the past
Last Line: We shall all eat - all is here


HUSTINGS       
First Line: Under the eyes
Subject(s): Elections; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


HYMN TO PROSERPINE       
First Line: Each red seed bursts


HYMN TO THE WORD       
First Line: Cock and cunt


I AM SO SMALL YOU CAN HARLDY SEE ME       


I AM THE GOLD MACHINE AND NOW I HAVE TRENCHED OUT, SMEARED, OCCUPIED       
Last Line: And had covered this place too


I BELIEVE IN GOD       
Last Line: Hanging on it


I BELIEVE IN RELIGION NOT MAGIC OR SCIENCE I BELIEVE IN SOCIETY    Poem Text    
Last Line: As religious both man and society as religious
Subject(s): Religion; Society


I BELIEVE IN RELIGION NOT MAGIC OR SCIENCE I BELIEVE IN SOCIETY       
Last Line: As religious both man and society as religious
Subject(s): Religion


I BELIEVE IN YOU       


I HAD HAD / A BEETLE       


I HANG ON BY       


I HAVE BEEN AN ABILITY -- A MACHINE -- UP TO       
Last Line: Rising shore %forever amen


I JUST PASSED / A SWOONY TIME       


I LIVE UNDERNEATH       
Last Line: Of another kind of nation


I LOOKED UP       
Last Line: The wobbling %ring


I LOOKED UP AND SAW       
Last Line: In all parts, under %and over


I MEAN, NO       
First Line: By the eleven


I MET MY ANGEL LAST NIGHT       


I SAW, FROM UNDER HIM       


I SET OUT NOW:       
Last Line: In a box upon the sea


I STAND UP ON YOU, FORT PLACE       


I SWUNG OUT, AT 8 OR 10       
Last Line: In the 3rd floor bedroom %of the


I TOLD THE WOMAN       
Last Line: With the tide all out


I WAS BOLD, I HAD COURAGE, THE TIDE TONIGHT       
Last Line: Anywhere from night to cate or from the bosporus to old [landwards?] %samarakand


I WAS STRETCHED OUT ON THE EARTH       


I WEEP, FOUNTAIN OF JAZER       
First Line: When there were no depths


I'M GOING TO HATE LEAVINH THIS EARTHLY PARADISE       
First Line: This alembic of the strongest (when
Last Line: 3 o'clock in the morning


I'M WITH YOU       
First Line: At 10 o'clock haydon


I, MAXIMUS OF GLOUCESTER, TO YOU    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Off-shore, by islands hidden in the blood


I, MAXIMUS OF GLOUCESTER, TO YOU       
First Line: By ear, he sd
Last Line: The next %second


I, MAXIMUS OF GLOUCESTER, TO YOU       
First Line: Off-shore, by islands hidden in the blood
Last Line: Than that which you %can do
Subject(s): Birds; Gloucester, Massachusetts


I, MENICUS, PUPIL OF THE MASTER    Poem Text    
First Line: The dross of verse, rhyme!
Last Line: Who laid down such rails
Variant Title(s): I, Mencius, Pupil Of Them Master
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


I, MENICUS, PUPIL OF THE MASTER       
First Line: The dross of verse, rhyme!
Last Line: We do not see %ballads %other than our own
Variant Title(s): I, Mencius, Pupil Of Them Maste
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


IDLE IDYLL       
First Line: Meet me, miss (a white daisy)


IF THE DEATHS DO NOT STOP WE'LL HAVE NO EARTH OR YEARS LEFT       
First Line: Has march now been added so I have to live a 2nd month of fear & hell each year
Last Line: Then hang god damn creation we ourselves as he %desires


IGOR STRAVINSKY; AN HOMAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: On the edge of woods
Subject(s): Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)


IGOR STRAVINSKY; AN HOMAGE       
First Line: On the edge of woods
Last Line: A cello rubs itself against a tree
Subject(s): Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)


IMBUED / WITH THE LIGHT       
Last Line: The air %of heaven


IN AN AUTOMOTIVE STORE       
First Line: Which is like a stock room anyway
Last Line: And bore him %out the door


IN CELEBRATION OF MITOS       


IN COLD HELL, IN THICKET       
Last Line: As any words, or wagon, %can be made


IN ONE AGE OR OTHER       


IN THE FACE OF A CHINESE VIEW OF THE CITY       
First Line: On what grounds shall we criticize the city manager?
Last Line: What had he better be?


IN THE HARBOR       
Last Line: Nun 10 can 11


IN THE HILLS SOUTH OF CAPERNAUM, PORT       
First Line: As salt, keep your savour


IN THE INTERLEAVED ALMANACKS FOR 1646 AND 1647 OF DANFORTH       
First Line: 1616, august 1. The great pears ripe
Last Line: 1616, july 20. Apricocks ripe


IN WIRO LANGUAGE       
Last Line: Of a 'lost' son greater than %zeus the father


INADEQUATE ORDERLY SIMPLIFICATION ... ARBITRARY CONSTANTS       
First Line: If you will sit in the chair of the flower it will bear you


INCUNABULA, 1958       
First Line: Naked, but with my boots on %my son


INDIAN TRINITY AND MY SON AN ETCHIMIN       


INTENDED ANGLE OF VISION       
First Line: Hammond's castle %da allure of german


INTENDED ANGLE OF VISION IS FROM MY KITCHEN       
First Line: The west pink %hammond's castle


INTO THE HILL WENT INTO       
Last Line: The mountain


INTO THE STREAM OR ENTRANCE TO THE INNER HARBOR, GLOUCESTER    Poem Text    
Last Line: At the place where duchess sloo drained in
Subject(s): Wit & Umor


INTO THE STREAM OR ENTRANCE TO THE INNER HARBOR, GLOUCESTER       
Last Line: At the place where dutches sloo drained in
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts


IS BLACK       
First Line: The mother the negro and the englishman


ISLAND, THE RIVER, THE SHORE       
Last Line: Falls or emerges as the rain on her or the sun


ISSUE, MOOD       
First Line: Still go funny, in the face of him


ISSUES FROM THE HAND OF GOD       
First Line: I am too f .. G innocent to be gay, he roared. Let there be born


IT IS A NATION OF NOTHING BUT POETRY       
Last Line: Your clothes will fall %as you do


IT ISN'T MY WORD BUT MY MOTHER'S       


IT SAYS THE AMITIE SAILED       
Last Line: Mean, 1626, vir-ginia?


IT'S GOT TO THIS       


IT'S NOT / THE EROTIC       


IT'S SPRING AGAIN!       
First Line: It is not spring. The furnace


JAS JARGON       
First Line: Like a man on a stick on a sidewalk being peddled by a low pitchman


JIM BRIDGER FIRST WHITE MAN       


JL 17 1961       
First Line: As john burke
Last Line: Are not to be wasted %'okloloidoros


JOHN BURKE       
First Line: John burke did not rise
Last Line: Being fosterwise of %charley-once-boy %insides


JOHN WATTS TOOK       
Last Line: 10 lb island


JUNE 6TH, 1963       
First Line: The head and chariot
Last Line: Urging and creating


JUST AS MORNING TWILIGHT AND THE GULLS, GLOUCESTER, MAY 1966       
First Line: Just as moving twilight and the gulls start talking the cinnamon moon
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Moon; Seagulls


JUST AS MORNING TWILIGHT AND THE GULLS, GLOUCESTER, MAY 1966       
First Line: Just as moving twilight and the gulls start talking the cinnamon moon
Last Line: As much condition as the purchase of my soul by love as they
Subject(s): Birds; Gulls; Moon


JUST INSIDE THE VIGIL OF CHRISTMAS       
First Line: Swinging %the colored of afghan


JUST TO HAVE HER BODY IN MY MIND (TO OBJECTIFY THE POSSIBILITY, THE       
Last Line: Pomegranate of creation


JW (FROM THE DANELAW) SAYS       
Last Line: On the widest possible %ground


K       
First Line: Take, then, my answer


KAR-CHA-RO-DONTA       
First Line: Cast them inot the heaving sea from the continent


KENT CIRCLE SONG       
First Line: At my aunt vandla's
Last Line: And into the oven with her


KEY WEST       
First Line: Just the kind of guy who


KIN       
First Line: Measure by your footsteps, sd the voice, the days


KING OF THE WOOD KING OF THE DEAD       
First Line: Die in the grain


KING'S MOUNTAIN       
First Line: Major patrick ferguson, %the night before


KINGFISHERS       
First Line: What does not change/is the will to change
Last Line: I hunt among stones
Subject(s): Kingfishers


KNOWING ALL WAYS, INCLUDING THE TRANSPOSITION OF CONTINENTS       
First Line: I have seen enough: ugliness


LA CHUTE       
First Line: My drum, hollowed out thru the thin silt
Last Line: Where they are, where my lute and drum have fallen
Subject(s): Transience


LA CUUTE II       
First Line: If you would go down to the dead


LA CUUTE III       
First Line: The mother, the pleasure. To return is


LA PREFACE       
First Line: The dead in via %in via nuova
Last Line: The babe %the howling babe


LA TORRE       
First Line: The tower is broken, the house
Last Line: It will take new stone, new tufa, to finish off this rising tower


LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE CENTER RING!       
First Line: The legs of lalage toss, and toss, and toss
Last Line: Across le cirque, le reve de l'homme


LADY MIMOSA! DELIVER US       


LALAGE       
First Line: Haie! Lalage! %the legs of (haie!)
Last Line: The legs of (sparagmos!) %lalage!


LALAGE!       
First Line: The legs of lalage toss, and toss, and toss
Last Line: Sing: lalage! Lalage! The legs of lalage!


LAMP       
First Line: You can hurry the pictures toward you but
Last Line: The beam hanging from


LAND AS HAITHUBU       
First Line: How the land stands somehow deserted
Last Line: Which is not true otherwise each day


LAND'S END       
Last Line: And then


LAND'S EYE-VIEW OF GLOUCESTER       
First Line: 1833 14 october 443 vessels at anchor in the harbor besides ...
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts


LANDSCAPE, WITHOUT COLOR       
First Line: The train carries me swiftly by, yet


LAP       
Last Line: If they wanted to %where to dig


LAST MAN EXCEPT CONCEIVABLY       
Last Line: And part of the fighting force at casco -- or where portalnd %later was


LATER NOTE ON LETTER #15       
First Line: In english the poetics become meubles
Last Line: Are yet to be found out


LATER TYRIAN BUSINESS       
First Line: From %the diadem
Last Line: The salivarating %dog


LAUGHING ONES       
First Line: They are the light-hearted races


LAW    Poem Text    
First Line: Blackstone is gone
Last Line: Man shall have new law
Subject(s): Law & Lawyers


LAW       
First Line: Blackstone is gone


LEADER       
First Line: They slew him, the women


LEARNED MAN' SD STRABO (MEANING PYTHEUS       
Last Line: Capacity / tanais! Itself


LEFT HAND IS THE CALYX OF THE FLOWER       
Last Line: As though it were the soul itself, the soul's %limb


LETTER #29 (FROM THE MAXIMUS POEMS): 1       
First Line: Who walked, rio tampico to %norumbega (cabeza %less. Hakluyt
Last Line: Without departing from %the capability


LETTER #29 (FROM THE MAXIMUS POEMS): 2       
First Line: The privy council %heard him %as he sat: of barking
Last Line: Who speak of a white man healed %the sick


LETTER #29 (FROM THE MAXIMUS POEMS): 3       
First Line: Where the english boy went %buffalo %had, where the incidence of cities
Last Line: And heaved the body %into %the glen


LETTER #29 (FROM THE MAXIMUS POEMS): 4       
Last Line: They took him %seriously %(no enlargement)


LETTER #29 (FROM THE MAXIMUS POEMS): II       
First Line: Thus boston: 'the top and head' %he had it, men
Last Line: We will it so %and so it is %past all accident


LETTER FOR MELVILLE 1951       
First Line: My dear - : %I do thank you, that we hear from you, but the


LETTER, MAY 2, 1959       
First Line: 125 paces grove street
Last Line: Rocky neck


LETTER, ON FISHING GROUNDS [OF, THE GULF OF MAINE] BY WALTER H. RICH       
First Line: If the marine features
Last Line: Copy of walter h. Rich, to do this
Subject(s): Fishing And Fishermen


LI PO    Poem Text    
First Line: The fire makes noises like snow on wet panes
Last Line: The fire is less naster of the cold night than the snow
Subject(s): Fire; Snow


LI PO       
First Line: The fire makes noises like snow on wet panes


LIBRARIAN       
First Line: The landscape (the landscape!) again: gloucester
Last Line: Diner? Who is %frank moore?


LICKED MAN (AS SUCH) OUT OF THE ICE       
Last Line: Was the giant -----


LIE OF 10, OR THE CONCEPT OF ZERO       
First Line: Decade only meaningful (decimal death. And decade only


LIGHT SIGNALS & MASS POINTS       
Last Line: Side on side


LIKE A FOLDOUT       


LIKE MOUNTAINS. STAGE HEAD & TABLET ROCK FLOATED UP       
Last Line: Toward the river pulling as the sun does the fabrick apart %sonnetina


LIKE MR. PESTER ACKNOWLEDGED HIS SINFULNESS IN BEING       
Last Line: Weare left the house at eight o'clock. This was about nov. 2


LION UPON THE FLOOR       
First Line: Begin a song


LITURGICAL / EIGHTH DAY       


LIVING HAND, NOW WARM, NOW CAPABLE       
Last Line: Of earnest grasping


LONG DISTANCE       
First Line: Pink tits, or grace of white thighs


LORDLY AND ISOLATE SATYRS - LOOK AT THEM COME IN       
Last Line: They go, and the day


LOST ABOARD U.S.S. 'GROWLER'; IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM HICKEY, 1944    Poem Text    
First Line: Black at that depth
Variant Title(s): Pacific Lament
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Sea Battles; World War Ii; Naval Warfare; Second World War


LOST ABOARD U.S.S. 'GROWLER'; IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM HICKEY, 1944       
First Line: Black at that depth
Last Line: Toss no morem sib %sleep
Variant Title(s): Pacific Lamen
Subject(s): Sailors And Sailing; Sea Battles; World War Ii


LOST FROM THE LOSS OF HER DRAGGER HEISTED       
Last Line: Fills up the ocean to the %top


LOVE       
First Line: Down %to my soul


LOVE I       
First Line: For that it is love and covers us


LOVE IS THE TALK       


LOVE OF ANAT, I       
First Line: Anat and acbat


LOVERS       
First Line: She is frank he is tender


LOWER FIELD - ENNISCORTHY       
First Line: The sheep like soldiers


LUSTRUM FOR YOU, E.P.       
First Line: So, pound, you have found the gallows tree


MAIN STREET / IS DESERTED, THE HILLS       
Last Line: Among the edges %of the plagioclase


MAN-WITH-THE-HOUSE-ON-HIS-HEAD CARRYING       
Last Line: Bang their platters


MAREOCEANUM       
First Line: Forming a lake just outside
Last Line: Far far above -- gondwanaland


MARRY THE MARROW       
First Line: Marrow unvisited, %and then, visited


MAST       
First Line: I had to unship the mast or we would have been over, & in,, to


MATHEMATICAL SECRET, AND THE APRON       
First Line: Weights, the secret %of gravity: when did vehere


MAVRODAPHNE       
First Line: White horse he was to her black foal
Last Line: Became a mother - %what of the three?


MAXIMUS       
First Line: As of why thinking of why such questions as security, and the great white
Last Line: Primitive (buttocks the prior etc


MAXIMUS FURTHER ON (DECEMBER 28TH 1959)       
First Line: Fisherman's field's rocks with gen douglas lying
Last Line: The impossible rock perseus the husband not me


MAXIMUS LETTER # WHATEVER       
First Line: Chockablock -- once a man was traveling through the woods, and
Last Line: To compound until the beast rises from the sea


MAXIMUS OF GLOUCESTER       
First Line: Only my written word
Last Line: Later: myself (like my father, in the picture) a shadow %on the rock


MAXIMUS SONG       
First Line: Thronged %to the seashore
Last Line: Walk into %the water


MAXIMUS TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 14       
First Line: On john hawkins / on the puzzle
Last Line: In the narrow seas


MAXIMUS TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 15       
First Line: It goes to show you. It was not the 'eppie sawyer.' it was the ship 'putnam'
Last Line: Should getta %job


MAXIMUS TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 27 (WITHHELD)       
First Line: I come back to the geography of it
Last Line: Polis %is this


MAXIMUS TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 27 [WITHHELD]    Poem Text    
First Line: I come back to the geography of it
Subject(s): Relationships


MAXIMUS, 2        Recitation by Author
First Line: Wrote my first poems
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


MAXIMUS, AT THE HARBOR       
First Line: Okeanos rages, tears rocks back in his path
Last Line: The great ocean is angry. It wants the perfect child


MAXIMUS, AT TYRE AND AT BOSTON       
First Line: Honor, or color, point
Last Line: As we find out we are


MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN - 1       
First Line: The sea was born of the earth without sweet union of love hesiod says
Last Line: Uncover and her part %take him in


MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN - 2       
First Line: The sea - turn yr back on
Last Line: Is the black gold flower


MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN - IV]       
First Line: A century or so before 2000
Last Line: Thus %march


MAXIMUS, IN GLOUCESTER SUNDAY LXV       
First Line: Osmund dutch, and john gallop, mariners, their wages
Last Line: Surrounding the earth


MAXIMUS, IN GLOUCESTER SUNDAY, LXV    Poem Text    
First Line: Osmund dutch, and john gallop, mariners, their wages
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


MAXIMUS, LETTER #41 [BROKEN OFF]       
First Line: With a leap (she said it was an arabesque)
Last Line: Had just begun again. Gondwana


MAXIMUS, LETTER 10       
First Line: On john white / on cod, ling, and poor-john
Last Line: Of my countree


MAXIMUS, LETTER 16       
First Line: Not to crowd you. But what do we have
Last Line: And no discussion


MAXIMUS, LETTER 2    Poem Text    
First Line: . . . . . Tell you? Ha! Who
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Sea; Ships & Shipping; Work; Workers; Ocean


MAXIMUS, LETTER 22       
First Line: Trouble %with the car. And for a buck
Last Line: To what a car %will do
Subject(s): Automobiles


MAXIMUS, LETTER 23       
First Line: The facts are
Last Line: Getting in to, the community as, chambers of commerce, or theocracy; %or city manager


MAXIMUS, LETTER 3       
First Line: Tansy buttons, tansy
Last Line: Of men and girls


MAXIMUS, LETTER 5       
First Line: (as, in summer, a newspaper, now, in spring, a magazine
Last Line: Will publish you


MAXIMUS, LETTER 6       
First Line: Polis is
Last Line: To be looked out of


MAXIMUS, LETTER 7        Recitation by Author
First Line: (marsden hartley's
Subject(s): Hartley, Marsden (1877-1943)


MAXIMUS, LETTER 7       
First Line: (marsden hartley's
Last Line: Refusing woman's flesh
Subject(s): Hartley, Marsden (1877-1943)


MAXIMUS, LETTER 72       
First Line: Of love & hand-holding sweet flowers & drinking
Last Line: Where moraine, and the more


MAXIMUS, LETTER 9       
First Line: I had to clobber him
Last Line: Blots out the rattle of %my machine


MAXIMUS, MARCH 1961-2       
First Line: By the way into the woods
Last Line: Show me (exhibit %myself)


MAXIMUS, TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 11       
First Line: The rock reads
Last Line: And rayling lines %for mackerell


MAXIMUS, TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 157       
First Line: An old indian chief as hant
Last Line: Of penobscot bay


MAXIMUS, TO GLOUCESTER, LETTER 19 (A PASTORAL LETTER)       
First Line: Relating %to the care of souls
Last Line: In all her splendor


MAXIMUS, TO GLOUCESTER, SUNDAY, JULY 19       
First Line: And they stopped before that bad sculpture of a fisherman
Last Line: No difference %when men come back


MAXIMUS, TO GLOUCESTER: LETTER 2       
First Line: Tell you? Ha! Who
Last Line: Some of these men and women


MAXIMUS, TO HIMSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: I have had to learn the simplest things
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


MAXIMUS, TO HIMSELF       
First Line: I have had to learn the simplest things
Last Line: Stretching out %from my feet
Subject(s): Sea


MAYA AGAINST ITZAS       
First Line: O sun! With your eye of a great bird


MAZDAISM / HAS OVERCOME / THE WORLD       


MEASURE A VESSEL BLATTING       


MELKARTH OF TYRE       
Last Line: The nation


MELVILLE'S SENSE OF BLOOMING LATE       


MEMORIAL DAY FLOWERS       


MEMORY, MIND, AND WILL       


MEN ARE ONLY KNOWN IN MEMORY       


MERCE OF EGYPT    Poem Text    
First Line: I sing the tree is a heron
Subject(s): Cunningham, Merce; Dancing & Dancers


MERCE OF EGYPT       
First Line: I sing the tree is a heron
Last Line: When the spring comes, and flood, the tassels %rise, as my head
Subject(s): Cunningham, Merce; Dancing And Dancers


MIGRATION IN FACT (WHICH IS PROBABLY       
Last Line: Is the rose is the rose is the rose of the world


MIND'S NOTICE       
First Line: The fog blows %by the window


MINDANAO: 1       
First Line: Where you are deep


MINDANAO: 2       
First Line: Where you are deep


MIRKO, KNOEDLER, 1948       
First Line: Elements of clothes, an arm and hand of the head of a


MOEBIUS STRIP       
First Line: Upon a moebius strip
Last Line: Each to other, nested eggs %of elements in trance


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1962       
First Line: And his nibs crawled around the town
Last Line: Of my monuments around the town


MOON       
First Line: The moon is a monstrance
Last Line: The moon is the number 18
Subject(s): Moon


MOON IS THE MEASURE -- MAN IS THE MEASURE       
Last Line: While we reflect


MOON IS THE NUMBER 18       
First Line: Is a monstrance
Last Line: And sound is, is, his %conjecture
Subject(s): Moon


MOONSET, GLOUCESTER, DECEMBER 1, 1957, 1:58 AM       
First Line: Goodbye red moon
Last Line: I can die now I just begun to live


MORNING NEWS       
First Line: O mister eckhart! Calling


MOTHER OF THE TIDES (FATHER, SUN)       
Last Line: In a lather from the air


MOTHER-SPIRIT TO FUCK AT NOUMENON, VIERGE       
Last Line: (a prayer to our lady of good voyage


MOTION       


MOUNTAIN OF NO DIFFERENCE WHICH I       
Last Line: As a prayer


MOVE OVER       
First Line: Merchants. Of the sea and of finance
Last Line: Despite her merchants and her morals


MUSE / IS THE 'FATE' OF THE POEM       


MY APPLE BRANCH       


MY BELLY / SOUNDS LIKE AN OWL       


MY CARPENTER'S SON'S SON'S WILL, LT WILLIAM STEVENS, 1701       
First Line: A certain priviledged place
Last Line: House sawmill barn


MY FATHER       
First Line: My father was my father


MY GODDESS       
First Line: Saw me into the other worlds, gave me the push which


MY LOVE IS ALSO / LIKE       


MY MEMORY IS       
Last Line: The history of time
Subject(s): Memory


MY POOR DUMB BODY       


MY SHORE, MY SOUNDS, MY EARTH, MY PLACE       
Last Line: Afterwards, in between, and since


MY WIFE -- MY CAR -- MY COLOR -- AND MYSELF       


NAME-DAY NIGHT       
First Line: What it is to look into a human eye


NASTURTIUM / IS STILL MY FLOWER -- BUT I AM A POET       
Last Line: Nose-gay


NATION / IS NOTHING BUT POETRY       


NERVES ARE STAVES, & WHEN THE TEARS COME THERE IS VOICE       
First Line: It got to cost $1,000,000 to kill an indian


NEW EMPIRE       
First Line: There was homey, over the cut, homer barrett
Last Line: But it was indeed a new %empire
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts


NEW ENGLAND MARCH       
First Line: Annisquam %atlantic


NEW POEM       
First Line: I have a foolishness here which is lamp-like


NEWLY DISCOVERED 'HOMERIC' HYMN (FOR JANE HARRISON)       
First Line: Hail and beware the dead who will talk life until you are blue
Last Line: You have your own place to drink. Hail and beware them, when they come
Subject(s): Death


NIGHT       
First Line: I waked, and sat out the watch, the night


NO       
First Line: No. The foot of me


NORTH, / IN THE ICE, THE BULGAR       
Last Line: Sibersky slovo


NORTHMAN, WHAT OF YOURSELF?       
First Line: The buoy tosseth in the sea, it tolls


NOT A RAT-HOLE, A CAT-HOLE       


NOT THE INTAGLIO METHOD OR SKATING       
Last Line: Lady of bon voyage


NOT TO PERMIT HIMSELF       


NOTE ON THE ABOVE       
First Line: A maximus song
Last Line: For a few feet


NOTICE FOR ALL AMERICAN MECHANICS       
First Line: The luminous physicality of all things


O JOHN JOSSELYN YOU       
First Line: On the coast of maine
Last Line: Their plantation if they have any


O QUADRIGA       
Last Line: In your place upon the sky


O'RYAN - #11       
First Line: Say day a person


O'RYAN: 1       
First Line: Overall, mover of the unnumbered


O'RYAN: 10       
First Line: He loved a girl


O'RYAN: 11       
First Line: Letsuzstawayfromparades


O'RYAN: 12       
First Line: I can't tell a thing


O'RYAN: 13       
First Line: They were so realistic


O'RYAN: 14       
First Line: A clowder of cats


O'RYAN: 15       
First Line: Joe ball %got too tall


O'RYAN: 2       
First Line: Tell me something, tell me


O'RYAN: 3       
First Line: I heard they got you


O'RYAN: 4       
First Line: The story starts. It's


O'RYAN: 5       
First Line: In other words %there ain't no villian


O'RYAN: 6       
First Line: Your mother's. Your


O'RYAN: 7       
First Line: Woman is a man's


O'RYAN: 8       
First Line: He was all lit up


O'RYAN: 9       
First Line: It's that way that's all


OBIT       
First Line: The quail, and the wild mountain aster


OBJECTS       
First Line: So venus does hand and glitter is the prepared sky


OCEAN       
First Line: Clay %ganesha
Last Line: Goes on forever
Subject(s): Sea


OCEANIA       
First Line: The child %of the moment of the mind
Last Line: To %sea


ODE ON NATIVITY       
First Line: All cries rise, & the three of us
Last Line: Whence all our cries arise


OF LADY, OF BEAUTY, OF STREAM       
First Line: That rising, of the first, you cause


OF LOVE       
First Line: Of love, defunctive music, the turtle-dove


OF MATHILDE       
First Line: The fragrance is %what cannot be put on, is raiment spun
Last Line: Without deformation wears %her unseen work


OF OLD TIMES, THERE WAS A VERY BEAUTIFUL       
Last Line: Where the snake lived


OF THE PARSONSES       
First Line: I pick out
Last Line: Leaving the spring common, thence %nwly etc


OF THE UNITED STATES       
First Line: I'll go and sit down a few minutes with my soul. Hello


OFF-UPLAND       
Last Line: Old norse / algonquin


OH! FA-DOO: THE ENORMOUS SUCCESS OF CLERKS       


OLD PHYSICS RESTORED, OR, NEWTON ON MAN       
First Line: Man's day, he both knows and knows the day


OLDER THAN BYBLOS       
Last Line: From running back


ON ALL SIDES       
First Line: The cave %wall the cave lion's


ON BEMO LEDGE HE FELL       
Last Line: Of the lucky sea


ON FIRST LOOKING OUT THROUGH JUAN DE LA COSA'S EYES       
First Line: Behaim -- and nothing
Last Line: Else than %la verite


ON THE EARTH'S EDGE IS ALONE THE WAY TO STAND       
Last Line: In the great heaven of ocean


ON THE EQUATOR EAST OF MY SON       


ON THE SHORE       
First Line: Choke cherry blossoms on the back


ONE NIGHT MA / LAY WITH PA       


ONE OF THE BRONZE PLAQUES WHICH DECORATE THESE       
Last Line: And gorton pew's, mighty mac hammond?


ONE WORD AS THE COMPLETE POEM       
First Line: Dictic


ONLY THE RED FOX, ONLY THE CROW       
First Line: You who come after us


OR LINDSAY       
Last Line: Out of here


OSIRIS BOAT WITH SANTY CLAUS AT REST ON IT       


OTHER THAN       
First Line: Cold %cold %on the bold


OUT OF THE LIGHT OF HEAVEN THE FLOWER       
Last Line: Grows down, the air %of heaven


OUT OVER THE LAND SKOPE VIEW AS FROM ALEXANDER BAKER'S STILL       
Last Line: Is before the beginning of bodily things


OUTER DARKNESS -- INNER SCHOODIC - THE RANGES       
Last Line: In their own congeries


PART OF THE FLOWER OF GLOUCESTER       
First Line: From the sunsets
Last Line: Harbor to your side


PART OF THE SERIES ON THE PATHS       
First Line: On your feet like paws and if a board might squeak


PATRIOTISM / IS THE PRESERVED PARK       
Last Line: Made a pass


PAVEMENT       


PEDENS, WHO RE-WALKED THE TRAILS, HOBBYISTS       


PELORIA -- THE DOG'S UPPER LIP KEPT CURLING       
Last Line: It is called here, at this point and point of time %peloria


PENTE COST UNDER THE BODY OF THE GULL FLYING DIRECTLY       


PEOGRAMS       
First Line: Life is funny


PEOPLE WANT DELIVERY       
Last Line: At the corner of rocky neck avenue


PERFUME / OF FLOWERS! A HAW       
Last Line: Is a scent


PERFUME / OF FLOWERS! A QUINCE!       
Last Line: Is a jonquil


PERFUME!       
First Line: The perfume %of flowers: a plane
Last Line: What the heart is, %the sceptre!
Subject(s): Men


PERSONALITY AND DOURNESS OF WINTER       
Last Line: To be in and all the east hill is a platform of angles %in the snow


PHALAROPES / PILED UP ON THATCHERS       
Last Line: And 4 a.M


PHYSICALLY, I AM HOME. POLISH IT       
Last Line: The earth glows, in the light %of heaven


PICTURE       
First Line: Exactly what the status
Last Line: Returns to le beau port


PICTURE       
First Line: What a traffick amongst limbs and loins


PITCHER, HOW       


PLAN FOR A CURRICULUM OF THE SOUL       
First Line: How to live as a
Last Line: & like theologians: for example, dante - giotto


PLANTATION A BEGINNING       
First Line: I sit here on a sunday
Last Line: To get %gloucester %started


PLANTED THE FRUIT SKIN & ALL       


PO-SY, A PO-SY       
First Line: Aw, pss, and sing, be


POEM 143. THE FESTIVAL ASPECT       
First Line: The world %has become divided
Last Line: (the feet of mximus %in the air


POEMLESS RHYMES FOR THE TIMES       
First Line: Among %fucks %directly %expect the worse


POEMS FOR BET: 1       
First Line: I love the world, and until
Last Line: When I did, in a corpse, %I was born


POEMS FOR BET: 10       
First Line: Her skin %covered me, let light into me, held
Last Line: To our hotel. %bet 2 (friday night %october 9th, %1964


POEMS FOR BET: 2       
First Line: My love poem for you on %st joseph's day
Last Line: It is: I could just fall into every drop of you


POEMS FOR BET: 3: THE POEM YOU ASKED FOR FOR YOU       
First Line: Until nature is met
Last Line: Thereafter %no path


POEMS FOR BET: 4: MAXIMUS TO HIMSELF JUNE 1964       
First Line: No more, %where the tidal river rushes
Last Line: The ownership %solely %mine


POEMS FOR BET: 5: THE BIO-MORPHIC MUST GO       
First Line: Tale quale ipsum est
Last Line: The apple-branch %(who was my wife


POEMS FOR BET: 6       
Last Line: She did not know evil %is true


POEMS FOR BET: 7       
First Line: Going to bed at night %-reading %trash. And she thought
Last Line: Drummond hadley %she didn't %know


POEMS FOR BET: 8       
First Line: I went full tilt %and then she was killed
Last Line: Reading john wieners' %ace of pentacles, friday %october 9th 1964


POEMS FOR BET: 9       
First Line: Follow bet %into the colors of her dress
Last Line: To the face of god %friday, october %9th nineteen sixty four


POIMANDERES: NOW I SEE WHAT WAS UP       
Last Line: Rills in the march night


POST VIRGINAL       
First Line: F = ci(2) keats: the intensity of object


PRAISES       
First Line: She who was burned more than half her body skipped out of death


PRAYER, TO THE LORD, CAST DOWN LIKE A GOOD OLD CATHOLIC       
Last Line: My great white cadillac driving through dogtown


PRESENT IS PROLOGUE, SELS.       
First Line: My shuft is that I take it the present is prologue, not the past
Last Line: All hierarchies, like dualities, are dead ducks


PROEM       
First Line: The algonquins had cleared the land there, champlain
Last Line: My father's shoes


PROMISE       
First Line: Who wants action


PROPER SOUL / IN THE PROPER BODY       


PSYCHE       
First Line: That each object knew the way for psyche


PUBLISHED MY OWN SOUL AUGUST MY FATHER'S MONTH       
Last Line: Was married in winter used an umbrella in the snow
Subject(s): Parents


PURGATORY BLIND       
First Line: Between the river and the sea


PUT HIM THIS WAY       


QUAIL    Poem Text    
First Line: When my soul was raging, a flock of birds which whir up
Subject(s): Quails


QUAIL       
First Line: When my soul was raging, a flock of birds which whir up
Subject(s): Quails


QUATRAIN       
First Line: Do not, at this high time, desert


R(2)       
First Line: Undo time's work


RAGES / STRAIN / DOG OF TARARUS       
Last Line: Over the world -- over the city -- over man


RAMP: / TO EAT GOD'S FOOD       
Last Line: Raw


RANGE       
First Line: What these sounds were


RAPHAEL       
First Line: Last night I heard


REAL       
First Line: The neck of %the cone


RECORD       
First Line: Here we have it -- the goods -- from this harbour
Last Line: Capts evans, & edward cribbe


RED FISH-OF-BONES       
Last Line: The white fish %of the bones


RED MALLOWS       
First Line: Red mallows, the language blooming


RESISTANCE       
First Line: This is eternity. This is now. This foreshortened span
Last Line: A man, its fragile mortal force its old eternity, resistance


RETORT       
First Line: The notochord is enough


RETURN       
First Line: The dying of the day in the dying of the year


RETURN TO THE MAIL-BAG, OR       
Last Line: Of the son with the father


RIGHT AT THE CUT       
Last Line: He sat


RIGHT IN MY EYE       


RING OF       
First Line: It was the west wind caught her up, as
Last Line: Are born of like %elements
Subject(s): Birth


RIVER - 1       
First Line: Into %in the ford the diorite man obtrudes obadiah bruen's
Last Line: That the diorite has cut the granite


RIVER - 2       
First Line: The diorite
Last Line: Engineer. %an engine, her


RIVER MAP AND WE'RE DONE       
First Line: By master saville who, conceivably, from accuracy of his drawing of the fort
Last Line: Old hulk - rocky marsh
Subject(s): Maps


RIVULET OF SOIL       


ROCKS IN THE SETTLEMENT COVE       
Last Line: From stacy boulevard on the water %at night


ROSY, IT WAS       
First Line: Come aboard' the old man used to say


ROTUNDUM       
Last Line: Defiance %hill


ROUND & A CANON       
First Line: As, certainly, it is not you who sway


RUFUS WOODPECKER VISITED THE PRESIDENT       


SAID ADAM       
First Line: The day red like the cardinal


SAID MRS TARANTINO       
Last Line: But that I %do


SALMON OF       
Last Line: Strike into one's previously breathing %system


SALT, & MINERALS, OF EARTH RETURN -- ENYALION       
Last Line: Of the living world


SAME DAY, LATER       
First Line: Contemplating my neolithic
Last Line: The place of the parting of the seams of all the earth


SANS NAME    Poem Text    
First Line: Called death, in darkness
Last Line: A tiger's heart wrapt in a player's hide
Subject(s): Death


SANS NAME       
First Line: Called death, is darkness


SANUNCTHION LIVED       
Last Line: On flooded marshes?


SAVAGES, OR VOYAGES OF SAMYEL DE CHAMPLAIN OF BROUAGE       
First Line: Riberio %look at this! 1529
Last Line: And his path
Subject(s): Champlain, Samuel De (1567-1635)


SCREAM TO THE EDITOR       
First Line: Moan the loos, another


SEA / IS AN ARCHEOLOGY       


SEA SONG       
First Line: Heave the net


SEA'S / BOILING -- THE LAND'S       
Last Line: Snow and hissing %waters
Subject(s): Storms


SEQUENTIOR       
First Line: Smallmans definitely there 1721 [action of committee on
Last Line: The petitioners are most of the %seafaring men


SEVEN SONGS       
First Line: Man knows his day, it has


SHADOW, TWO       
First Line: It is still the cause, the cause, even if the method is
Last Line: I want the %sounds!


SHAG ROCK / BULL'S EYE       
Last Line: In a south easter


SHANG DYNASTY ORACLE BONE 2 SAY       
First Line: Neat person %make more uproar


SHAPE OF WEYMOUTH FOR THERE GLOUCESTER       
Last Line: Nescio ballotes


SHE       
First Line: You are to me, love, half family half tree


SHE WHO HITS AT WILL       
First Line: With dog and catalpa, panicles


SHE WHO MET THE SERPENT IN THE POND THE ADULTERESS       
Last Line: She had fucked with the king of the pool
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness


SHE, THUS       
First Line: The bottom of the air is disturbed as with an undertow


SHE-BEAR       
First Line: O goddess excellently bright


SHE-BEAR II       
First Line: Agree we call the place


SHENANDOAH       
First Line: Event %a reflection


SHIPS FOR THE WEST INDIES, OR SOUTHERN VOYAGE       
Last Line: To water out beyond the sluice at mill river
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts


SHORT POSSIBLE POEM TO FOLLOW LONG EXCESSIVE 'VENETIAN JOB' ...       
First Line: Moon going down [actually only going into cloud or fog, same position of
Last Line: Still saturday-sunday night


SHUT IN KEPT OFF       


SIBERIA - ?       
First Line: Island %(near miletus, &
Last Line: The statue into %place


SIENA    Poem Text    
First Line: Awkwardness, the grace
Last Line: We who are awkward
Subject(s): Awkwardness


SIENA       
First Line: Awkwardness, the grace


SIGNATURE TO PETITION ON TEN POUND ISLAND ASKED OF ME BY V. FERRINI       
First Line: John watts took salt
Last Line: Fall -- it washes all %away


SIGNS       
First Line: Fog, and orchid sun


SIN IS INFERIORITY       


SING, MISTER, SING       
First Line: Hills are grey elephants


SIT BY THE WINDOW AND REFUSE       


SIX INCH CHAPTER - IN VERSE       
First Line: Don't stand out there, man, in all that howllllllll


SKY, / OF GLOUCESTER       
Last Line: Of land and sea


SLOWNESSES / WHICH ARE AN       
Last Line: Story by another man


SMALL BIRDS, TO AGREE WITH THE LEAVES, COME IN THE FALL       
First Line: As in the amusement park they have these streams of water


SNOW AT EVENING       
First Line: In the twilight snow for less than a minute
Last Line: Life & its proposed loss


SNOW FALLS ETERNALLY DOWN       


SNOW WHITE WAS ALWAYS WAITING       


SNOW: 2       
First Line: Falling in water there is no end


SO GENTLE       
First Line: So gentle, nobody seems to have paid him much mind


SO HELP ME       
First Line: Yes mam, I'm a


SO SASSAFRAS       
First Line: Europe was just then being drained swept by the pox so sassafras
Last Line: Walk 50 miles %nor' nor' west


SO THE NORSE / WERE NEUROTIC       


SOME GOOD NEWS       
First Line: How small the news was
Last Line: From smith -- some good news %better %get after


SOME PARTIAL CLOUDINESS WILL FLOW LOCALLY       


SONG       
First Line: More than the sennet of the solstice pipe
Last Line: And the season %still is cold


SONG AND DANCE OF       
First Line: In the present go
Last Line: Who were the conquistadors of my country, the dreamless present


SONG OF ULLIKUMMI       
First Line: Fucked the mountain
Last Line: Arunas %the sea


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 1       
First Line: Colored pictures
Last Line: Even the street-cars %song


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 2       
First Line: All %wrong
Last Line: In shallow graves?


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 3       
First Line: This morning of the small snow
Last Line: Contrary, go %sing


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 4       
First Line: I know a house made of mud & wattles
Last Line: And the fish


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 5       
First Line: I have seen faces of want
Last Line: What any of us %new england


SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 6       
First Line: You sing, you
Last Line: Wants


SOUL       
First Line: Artists and writers


SPACE AND TIME THE SALIVA       
Last Line: Of the dog


SPRING SONG FOR CAGLI       
First Line: There is a boy who walks with a fish


STAGE FORT PARK       
First Line: An ice-plug a wherry where I hid my car a nights a fucking
Last Line: Where ground itself is a fucking hole


STEVENS SONG       
First Line: Out of the fire out of the mouth
Last Line: Eating the dropped body, the %scavenger


STIFFENING, IN THE MASTER FOUNDERS' WILLS       
First Line: Decsartes, aged 34, date boston's
Last Line: What's all this %for


STONE AND FLOWER SERIES       
First Line: I banged it out


STORY       
First Line: It was a place


STORY OF AN OLSON, AND BAD THING       
First Line: Bad thing came in the night, and, this time, ate away part of my


STRAVINSKY; AN HOMAGE       
First Line: On the edge of woods
Last Line: Man, and the maiden, both %torn
Subject(s): Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)


STROD THE WATER'S EDGE & THE       
Last Line: To have his eggs than a rail does


SUN / RIGHT IN MY EYE       
Last Line: The message I am %gone


SUN / UPSIDE DOWN       
Last Line: Connection to %the dogs


SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 1966       
First Line: Golden life, golden light on western harbor
Last Line: And farther to the north than the sun (directly over stage head)


SUT LOVINGOOD       
First Line: Papa cats bread


SWEET SALMON       
Last Line: Of the straightest %sapling


SWIMMING THROUGH THE AIR, IN SCHOOLS UPON THE HIGHWAYS       
Last Line: Surrounding the earth


TA METEURA / METEOR THINGS       
Last Line: Parsonses %field


TABLE       
First Line: I admit, there are people with whom it is not pleasant


TAKE THE EARTH IN UNDER A SINGLE REVIEW       
Last Line: Gloucester as %I go


TALL IN THE FORT       
Last Line: And come true


TANTO E AMARA    Poem Text    
First Line: I have heard the dread song I had not heard
Last Line: The song of the worms?
Subject(s): Songs


TANTO E AMARA       
First Line: I have heard the dread song I had not heard


TANTRIST / SAT SAW       
Last Line: The city hall %tower


TELESPHERE       
First Line: Gather a body to me
Last Line: As a bear, out of me


TENEMENTY TWILIGHTISH LANDSCAPE       


TESSERAE       
First Line: Commissure


THANK GOD / I CHOSE A PROTESTANT       


THANK GOD / I CHOSE A PROTESTANT       
Last Line: I come from the last walking period of man
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts


THAT ISLAND / FLOATING IN THE SEA       
Last Line: Come on %moeurs de societe


THAT THERE WAS A WOMAN IN GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS WHOSE       
Last Line: From the painted cave of castillo %at biscay


THAT'S THE COMBINATION THE OCEAN       
Last Line: Every automorphism


THE BRIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: The bride leaves her father's house
Subject(s): Brides


THE FEATHERED BIRD OF THE HARBOR OF GLOUCESTER       
First Line: He was here, 1817 august 23rd
Subject(s): Birds


THE GRANDFATHER-FATHER POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Rolled in the grass
Subject(s): Grandparents; Fathers; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


THE GULF OF MAINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Altham says / they were in a pinance
Subject(s): Shipwrecks


THE HISTORY / OF EARTH. AND OF       


THE HOUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: The land outside, and the night is gthe enemy's
Last Line: The black of water and of night
Subject(s): Houses; Night


THE HUSTINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the eyes


THE INADEQUATE ORDERLY SIMPLIFICATION. BUT THE THREE NATURAL UNITS. AND ONLY ARBITRARY CONSTANTS    Poem Text    
First Line: If you sit in the chair of the flower it will hear you
Subject(s): Flowers


THE KINGFISHERS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What does not change/is the will to change
Subject(s): Kingfishers


THE LIBRARIAN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The landscape (the landscape!) again: gloucester
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Librarians & Libraries; Poetry Readings; Homecoming; Family Life; Library; Librarians; Relatives


THE MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon is a monstrance
Subject(s): Moon


THE MOON IS THE NUMBER 18    Poem Text    
First Line: Is a monstrance
Subject(s): Moon


THE OCEAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Clay / ganesha
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


THE PERFUME!    Poem Text    
First Line: The perfume / of flowers: a plane
Subject(s): Men


THE RED FISH-OF-BONES    Poem Text    


THE RING OF    Poem Text    
First Line: It was the west wind caught her up, as
Subject(s): Birth; Child Birth; Midwifery


THE SEA'S / BOILING -- THE LAND'S       


THE SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Colored pictures
Subject(s): Language; City & Town Life; Words; Vocabulary


THE SONGS OF MAXIMUS: SONG 2    Poem Text    
First Line: All / wrong
Subject(s): Travel; City & Town Life; Journeys; Trips


THE' ALBA       
First Line: Love requires %talk of itself


THERE ARE SOUND, BUT CAN IMMORALISTS       


THERE ARE SOUNDS       


THERE ARE SOUNDS, BUT CAN IMMORALISTS       


THERE IS A GODDESS / OF EARTH       


THERE IS NO RIVER WHICH IS CALLED LETHE       
Last Line: Not to come by %anything got


THERE THEY WERE       


THERE WAS A SALT-WORKS AT STAGE FORT       
First Line: There was a salt-works at stage fort, in 1656
Last Line: Floating, an island floating in the western sea
Subject(s): Gloucester, Massachusetts; Salt


THERE WAS A YOUTH WHOSE NAME WAS THOMAS GRANGER       
First Line: From the beginning, sin


THESE DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Whatever you have to say
Subject(s): Language; Men; Words; Vocabulary


THESE DAYS       
First Line: Whatever you have to say
Last Line: Where they come from
Subject(s): Language; Men


THESE PEOPLE AND THEIR / AMUSEMENT PARK       


THESE PEOPLE SAT RIGHT OUT MY WINDOW TOO       
First Line: Rode in western harbor at the hour I now
Last Line: Since they've left the other side england's %shore


THEY BRAWLED IN THE STREETS, TRAPPED THE NIGHT WATCHMAN       
Last Line: Mr. Philip thorne gave bond for them all


THEY SAY SHE WENT OFF FUCKING EVERY SUNDAY       
Last Line: Of that mountain


THING WAS MOVING       
First Line: It's so beautiful, life, goddamn death
Last Line: What it is to live, so bashful as man is bare


THIS       
First Line: Mexico could not


THIS IS THOTH SPEAKING       
First Line: A man is a name of a nome


THIS MAN'S WEAKNESS IS STRAW       


THIS TOWN / WORKS AT       
Last Line: Are washed as gods in the basin of morning


THIS YEAR       
First Line: Thank god life came for me, nerthus gathered me up for her annual


THOUGHTS OF THE TIME       
First Line: The fields of the sky


THURS SEPT 14TH 1961       
First Line: Elicksander %baker
Last Line: And two %in 1917


THY GLEEMAN WHO FLATTERED THEE       
First Line: As tomorrow as soon as it is day
Last Line: Resting on your chin


TO A POET WHO READ IN GLOUCESTER ... SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY       
First Line: There can be no anniversary
Last Line: The soul is a body as long as god's


TO CORRADO CAGLI       
First Line: Upon a moebius strip I saw
Last Line: Each to other, nested eggs %of elements in trance


TO EMPTY THE MIND       
First Line: The gracious gods


TO ENTER INTO THEIR BODIES       
Last Line: & was very glad


TO GERHARDT ... WRITTEN US IN HIS BRIEF AN CREELEY UND OLSON       
First Line: So pawed, %by this long bear-son
Last Line: Do not sniff, neither here %nor there


TO HAVE THE BRIGHT BODY OF SEX AND LOVE       
Last Line: In the sky of egypt


TO MAKE THOSE SILENT VESSELS GO, TO MAKE THEM       
Last Line: Sang, something of it to imagine, and to seek to %draw


TO MY POTUGUESE -- AND, SEEING IN A SICILIAN'S HEAD YESTERDAY, &       
Last Line: Those other darker people of my city she too came from the %islands


TO THE ALGAE       
First Line: Never to say no to the algae suddenly


TO THE SHE-BEAR       
First Line: Sprawled %on the bottom


TO TRAVEL TYPHON       
Last Line: With simp lyle %for manager


TO TRY TO GET DOWN ONE CITIZEN AS AGAINST ANOTHER       
First Line: To but: an act of intelligence


TOMORROW    Poem Text    
First Line: I am gilgamesh
Last Line: Where I dwelt
Subject(s): Legends


TOMORROW       
First Line: I am gilgamesh


TOSS, FOR JOHN CAGE       
First Line: The young dog runs and leaps


TOWN       
First Line: Sheep graze where the cemetery was


TREATMENT       
First Line: She smiled as


TRINACRIA       
First Line: Who fights behind a shield


TRIVITTATA       
First Line: Whelks %gourmandizing


TROILUS       
First Line: Love is not present now


TRUE NUMBERS       
First Line: One face, two face, three


TURN NOW AND RISE       


TURN OUT YOUR       
Last Line: Dripping %orge


TWIST       
First Line: Trolley-cars
Last Line: There, the waters of several of them the roads %here, a blackberry blossom


TYRIAN BUSINESS       
First Line: The waist of a lion
Last Line: Who calls herself (luck


UNDAZZLED, KEEN, / LOVE SITS       


UNDER EVERY GREEN TREE       


UNFINISHED (RAW) HERO       
Last Line: In a way becoming to %her nature


UNIT -- THE SMALLEST -- THERE IS       


UP THE STEPS, ALONG THE PORCH       
Last Line: With the morning's mail


USEFULNESS / ALL WHICH CAN BE RECOVERED AT THIS DATE       
Last Line: Ought not to stretch beyond the same


VALOREM IS       
Last Line: Rune of the %nation


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 1. LE BONHEUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Dogwood flakes / what is green
Subject(s): Happiness; Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891); Joy; Delight


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 1. LE BONHEUR       
First Line: Dogwood flakes %what is green
Last Line: Of any dispersed effort. The hour of death %is the only trepass
Subject(s): Happiness; Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 2. THE CHARGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Dogwood flakes / the green
Subject(s): Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 2. THE CHARGE       
First Line: Dogwood flakes %the green
Last Line: Will be the hour of your death?
Subject(s): Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 3. SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The dogwood / lights up the day.
Subject(s): Spring


VARIATIONS DONE FOR GERALD VAN DE WIELE: 3. SPRING       
First Line: The dogwood %lights up the day
Last Line: Season of no bungling
Subject(s): Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891); Spring


VAULT / OF HEAVEN       
Last Line: By the exercise %of holes


VEDA UPANISHED EDDA THAN       


VIEW - JULY 29, 1961       
First Line: The arms
Last Line: Of the cut


VIEW' FR THE ORONTES FR WHERE TYPHON       
First Line: The 1st to navigate
Last Line: An augustine %land


WAR ON THE MIND IN A TIME OF LOVE       
First Line: Quartermasters and filibusterers


WATCH-HOUSE       
Last Line: One father one mother one city


WAY OF THE WORD       
First Line: The way of the auspex


WELL       
First Line: I can see in the night


WEST       
First Line: I've been absorbed by the subject of america all my life. One piece of it has


WEST 6       
First Line: Probably the most important person I met in vancouver


WEST GLOUCESTER       
First Line: Condylura %cristata
Last Line: In the middle of the %highway


WHAT HAD TO GO       
First Line: Set fire to the city, burn the city down


WHAT'S WRONG WITH PINDAR       
First Line: The pearl. It's baroque. Regular-irregular. A bad dialectic


WHEN DO POPPIES BLOOM       
First Line: When do poppies bloom I ask myself, stopping again
Last Line: Come, poppy, when will you bloom
Variant Title(s): When Do Poppies Bloom I Ask Myself, Stopping Agai


WHEN ONE AGE GOES WITH IT SUDDENLY ITS ERRORS EVAPORATE       
First Line: The indo-european vision said clouds
Last Line: When the crowd comes to see what's %going on


WHERE THEY CAME FROM       
First Line: Young persons came in today


WHILE ON / OBADIAH BRUEN'S ISLAND, THE ALGONQUINS    Poem Text    
Last Line: To drink to see


WHILE ON / OBADIAH BRUEN'S ISLAND, THE ALGONQUINS       


WHILE ON / OBADIAH BRUEN'S ISLAND, THE ALGONQUINS       
Last Line: To drink to see
Subject(s): Alcoholics And Alcoholism


WHITE HORSE    Poem Text    
First Line: White horse he was, to her black foal
Last Line: To a tree she curled
Subject(s): Horses; Racism


WHITE HORSE       
First Line: White horse he was, to her black foal
Last Line: To a tree she curled


WHITE SHIPS ALL COVERED WITH ICE       
Last Line: Blue peter comes from new foundland
Subject(s): Ships And Shipping


WHO       
First Line: A decadent people, they fight


WHO SINGS AGAINST THINGS       
First Line: Lie next to the wall


WHO SLAYS THE SPANISH SUN       


WHOLE THING HAS RUN SO FAST AWAY IT BREAKS MY HEART       
Last Line: Not to notice too directly the street, frozen and slippery as the light


WHOLE WORLD       
First Line: Even culture %ought to


WHOLLY ABSORBED       
Last Line: Keeping my attentions as clear


WHY LIGHT, AND FLOWERS? PAUL OAKLEY       
Last Line: The lay, %of flowers


WILD GERANIUM       


WILL TO       
First Line: All living thngs %transpire: love alone


WILL: TERMITE MOTHERS       


WILL: THE RAT       


WILLIAM STEVENS       
Last Line: On this side of history


WILLIE FRANCIS AND THE ELECTRIC CHAIR       
First Line: Now the preacher told willie when he said his last prayer


WILLIE FRANCIS AND THE ELECTRIC CHAIR       
First Line: O willie francis didn't burn


WINDS / WHICH BLEW MY DAUGHTER       


WINNING THING       
First Line: What did stevens do if he didn't make ships? As late
Last Line: Got hidden all the years?


WINTER AFTER       
First Line: Bitter winter %rain


WINTER SOLSTICE       
First Line: I'm going to get


WINTER THE GEN. STARKS WAS STUCK       
First Line: Out here on the end of the land, it going westward at a known
Last Line: Us belief, go on the frozen being and do take the marks and bearings
Subject(s): Ships And Shipping


WITH WHAT I GOT OUT       


WITHOUT THE SEASON OF STRUCTURE, MODES LIE LIKE GODS ...       
First Line: The pearl better


WOLF / SLINKS OFF       
Last Line: My own hand %mine


WOMAN WHO SAID SHE WENT OUT EVERY SUNDAY       
Last Line: And that was how it was she was %so happy


WOMAN'S NIPPLES IS THE ROSE OF THE WORLD       
First Line: The import, of body a hostess at lunch to my friend a representative


WONIS KVAM       
Last Line: On earth's %tit


WRIT (1)       
First Line: Thee place of clear concepts is take by images, anima telluris
Last Line: Of the tempting earth


WRIT (2)       
First Line: The place of the clear concept is taken by image. Anima
Last Line: As willing as she to respond


WROTE MY FIRST POEMS       
Last Line: With my head %itself
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets


X TO ZEBRA       
First Line: Sterooa, stir %by the bird's whir


YEAR IS A GREAT CIRCLE OF THE YEAR IS A GREAT MISTAKE       
First Line: Capricorn (of sizable thirst)


YELLOW MASK       
First Line: Only a few faint elements of order hint
Last Line: The light has just been lit


YELLOW OF THE MASK       
First Line: Only a few faint elements of order hint
Last Line: The yellow of the mask


YOU DREW THE SPACE IN       
Last Line: Now spread the iron net, %enyalion


YOU KNOW, VERSE / IS A LOVELY THING       


YOU NEED NEVER FEAR       


YOU, HART CRANE       
First Line: Space - shroud and a swaddle - you wore


YOUNG LADIES / INDEPENDENT SOCIETY       
Last Line: As our child


YOUR EYES       
First Line: Your eyes of draiad speak


YOUR WITNESS NAME POUND, EZRA, BORN MONTANA 1887       


[2ND LETTER ON GEORGES]       
First Line: Went out og gloucester in the winter, around
Last Line: Head was jammed in the crutch of the main boom


[TO GET THE RITUALS STRAIGHT I HAVE       
Last Line: Love made known
Subject(s): Creeley, Robert (b. 1926); Poetry And Poets