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Author: REVELL, DONALD
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Revell, Donald    Poet's Biography
212 poems available by this author


1848       
First Line: Uneven sounds whiten the pavements
Last Line: To turn the tide of rebellion against freedom, %to press hands to faces until they touch bone


1919       
First Line: All that year, the fronts of houses
Last Line: They played upon each other as upon keyboard instruments


31.XII.99       
First Line: Satisfaction glories aloft and my ground
Last Line: Earth to be worthy a grown man's living there


A SETTING    Poem Text    
First Line: There is nothing orphic, nothing foreign
Last Line: Became the best of you
Subject(s): Summer; Suburbs; Contentment


ABOVE       
First Line: Brutally represented
Last Line: Not helpless hunting


ADVENT       
First Line: The wind that shows a city
Last Line: We named for flowers also


AGAINST PLURALISM    Poem Text    
First Line: Who will you point to? In the needle's eye,
Subject(s): Family Life; Fathers; Disappointment; Relationships; Divorce; Half-siblings; Relatives


ALSACE    Poem Text    
First Line: There are two skies but one hawk only
Last Line: Mother sang to her hat same color as the car
Subject(s): Sleep; Contentment


AN EPISODE OF THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NEW ENGLAND    Poem Text    
First Line: As night pushes its red forerunners
Subject(s): Revivals; Religion; New England; Religious Revivals; Theology


ANAXAGORAS       
First Line: Of all our lives
Last Line: Wherever %you start from
Subject(s): Life


ANAXIMANDER       
First Line: Once a very short time
Last Line: There is a different life


AND NOTHING BUT       
First Line: It is a white train
Last Line: Sky empties at the last when the air is flawless. I am in the wires


ANIMAUX    Poem Text    
First Line: Alone in an infected place
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


ANNIVERSARY OF MANY CITIES       
First Line: Darkness undrew the air where it was naked
Last Line: What does not die deserves to live


ANOTHER DAY       
First Line: A wine glass
Last Line: Aviates over the railways, over the electric ropes and %europe killing not america %the camps %parch


APART FROM SOLITUDE       
First Line: The age of consent comes early to protect


ARCADY (1)       
First Line: All summer long
Last Line: Benjamin is crying %what's wrong


ARCADY (10)       
First Line: In the 24 seasons'
Last Line: To the earth of small shares %work makes a way


ARCADY (11)       
First Line: Ecliptic ins %tantan %eous
Last Line: Over the moon %I'll catch you


ARCADY (2)       
First Line: For whom %all of them
Last Line: Without disease %without raindrops


ARCADY (3)       
First Line: More than a bud but pale
Last Line: Every day more and more freedom %more atoms


ARCADY (4)       
First Line: The critchicrotches are going to seed
Last Line: Key to the music of ives is confluence


ARCADY (5)       
First Line: Light lily lily light light lily light
Last Line: Imagi %cally %lightli %ly


ARCADY (6)       
First Line: In buenos aires as large as small apples hail
Last Line: Summer uses it tunes also


ARCADY (7)       
First Line: With vines or even with nothing
Last Line: Leaves it beautiful %care before a calm


ARCADY (8)       
First Line: Heart I agree
Last Line: Shake the stars in orion


ARCADY (9)       
First Line: Broad old cesspools
Last Line: Careful as mountain ranges %nothing wasted


ARCADY AGAIN       
First Line: Beside the house a path %green leaves as low
Last Line: Surprised to find deer and turtles %living so near his house


ARCADY IVES       
First Line: What if you do this
Last Line: We'll see how far I get


ARCADY TOMBEAU    Poem Text    
First Line: Enter chain / a loop an
Subject(s): Virtue


ARCADY TOMBEAU       
First Line: Enter chain %a loop an
Last Line: What do you say %to virtue %pal
Subject(s): Virtue


ARTISTS AIRLIFTED, LENINGRAD 1941       
First Line: The shadier bassoon deforms the hearts
Last Line: The survivors never feel so lost nor see %bad nights when even one star is too many


ARTS OF PEACE       
First Line: Engraving of a bull's head
Last Line: Are true because of rain


AT THE EXHIBITION OF PARABLES       
First Line: I have the address exactly. I know her name


AYRE       
First Line: The robin combines two hymns %at the cross
Last Line: Letters of the law %go with mary


BACKYARD IN AUGUST       
First Line: This drone and heat are the afterlife of one


BELOVED AUTHOR AND THE NEW STATE       
First Line: The parked barrows of the infirm at lourdes


BIRDS SMALL ENOUGH    Poem Text    
First Line: Birds small enough to nest in our young cypress
Subject(s): Birds; Birth; Child Birth; Midwifery


BIRTHPLACE       
First Line: Looking for one hand waiving out of the shadowbox


BORODIN    Poem Text    
First Line: When the world was loveliness I was
Subject(s): Borodin, Alexander (1833-1887); Composers; Heaven; Religion; Paradise; Theology


BRANCH OF THE DISCIPLINE       
First Line: The red forest is %eager to be seen
Last Line: They cracked silently %one last thing


CAR RADIO    Poem Text    
First Line: An in-joke and the long days of faltering
Subject(s): Automobiles; Radios; Travel; Cars; Journeys; Trips


CAR RADIO       
First Line: An in-joke and the long days faltering


CENTRAL PARK SOUTH       
First Line: The way the buildings curve (as if a thought
Last Line: Then. Now it is a street beside the park


CEZANNE    Poem Text    
First Line: What else is there to know but the primed surface
Last Line: Sense of things preparing to return
Subject(s): Cezanne, Paul (1839-1906); Paintings And Painters


CEZANNE       
First Line: What else is there to know but the primed surface
Subject(s): Cezanne, Paul (1839-1906); Paintings And Painters


CHARLESTON       
First Line: It begins in a freak storm and then


CHILDREN'S UNDERCROFT       
First Line: In rooms beneath the church, we stood up singing


CLASP       
First Line: Below the shapeliness
Last Line: Unshaped in the disguise of angels


CLOISTERED       
First Line: Woman on a bench
Last Line: In a loose vein of broken petals %to be a strange now


COLD SEPTEMBER       
First Line: Means wither. Then
Last Line: His lights are %what he sees


CONNECTICUT       
First Line: You were welcomed. Whoever smiled at you


CONSENTING       
First Line: In your best dream, everything responds


COUNSEL       
First Line: Redress my soul %as in a mirror %I can see myself
Last Line: As happiness %is unforgettable %every single time


DAY OF CRISIS NO A QUIET DAY       
First Line: Cloud shapes of infants
Last Line: Each remains alive


DEATH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Death calls my dog by the wrong name.
Subject(s): Death - Mothers; Language; Dead, The; Words; Vocabulary


DESCRIPTIVE QUALITY       
First Line: Spite the wind. Call it the air that falls


DRUM    Poem Text    
First Line: The war ends. The lines of women push
Subject(s): War; Man-woman Relationships; Freedom; Male-female Relations; Liberty


DRUM       
First Line: The war ends. The lines of women push
Last Line: In stateless autumn, in the smoke of no cameras, %freedom reddens into pity and dies on trees


ELECTION YEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: A jet of mere phantom
Subject(s): Elections; Voting; Voters; Suffrage


ELEGY       
First Line: Myself the other
Last Line: A coal black one %winter even more


ELEGY (A LITTLE)       
First Line: Linoleum and half a dozen eggs %in 1960
Last Line: I saw a broken lifetime further %on as now I see my happy sister


ELEGY A LITTLE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Linoleum and half a dozen eggs
Subject(s): Family Life; Sisters; Relatives


EMILY DICKINSON'S MIRROR, AMHERST    Poem Text    
First Line: Its flecked surface a map of disappearing islands
Last Line: Share wholly. The purist's god. Pride's mirror and island
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EMILY DICKINSON'S MIRROR, AMHERST       
First Line: Its flecked surface a map of disappearing islands
Last Line: Share wholly. The purist's god. Pride's mirror and island
Subject(s): Dickinson, Emily (1830-1886)


EPIGONE       
First Line: The idol of the moment is for all time
Last Line: Everything irreparable deserve worship, %least gesture of the wind, music


EPISODE OF THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NEW ENGLAND       
First Line: As night pushed its red forerunners
Last Line: Raises temples over the silenced car %in april's messianic slow flowering


EUMENIDES       
First Line: So many accidents of detail are a vengeance


EXTINCTION       
First Line: Usually unheard
Last Line: Loving a few more days


EXTRACTS: FOR CELINE       
First Line: In one dream, I have only to throw a twig ...'


FAUVISTE       
First Line: Five minutes with his paintings and I remember
Last Line: Out of them that is my life on the boats


FEWER THAN MUSIC       
First Line: Beloved has found
Last Line: Stupefied with agreement %it rivals the sun


FOR ANDREW MARVELL       
First Line: Tiger of luster of swordplay is just a stick %on a sandpile
Last Line: Magic I've taken from his hand and pressed like sharp sharp sand %into mine


FOR BORGES       
First Line: I will die or think of other words than freedom


FOR THOMAS TRAHERNE       
First Line: The ground is tender with cold rain %far and equally
Last Line: Candling underground as rain


FROM CRUISEAUX       
First Line: I've been trying to answer you. I've wanted


FROM THE OUTSIDE       
First Line: Someone lives a much better life


FUTURIST       
First Line: Thank you for my happy childhood


GAZA       
First Line: Its weight is a flawless shadow of lilacs


GAZA OF WINTER       
First Line: The frail smoke and virtues of the season blind


GIHON    Poem Text    
First Line: They all wore little hats
Subject(s): Rivers; Vermont


GLEAMS IN THE SNOW LANE    Poem Text    


GLEAMS IN THE SNOW LANE       
Last Line: Around the mountain over there %also the radio reports ice
Subject(s): Automobiles; Ice; Roads; Winter


GOVERNMENT OF HEAVEN       
First Line: One and soon %another hummingbird %alights very near
Last Line: Where my rough feet shall thy smooth praises sing


HEART'S INSTRUMENTS       
First Line: I choose the beautiful defeat of one city


HEAT LIGHTNING       
First Line: The wind lets no leaf touch the ground
Last Line: Without interruption as we blend %to one color the color of windows


HOMAGE TO JOHN FREDERICK PETO    Poem Text    
First Line: Fitfully in pictures disappearing now,
Subject(s): Frie Ndship


HOMAGE TO MRS. JANE LEAD       
First Line: Elsewhere, my animal
Last Line: In the seedbed of a calculus %none can see


HOME MADE SAINT       
First Line: The new year's sound of birds is my beginning


HOTEL SANDER       
First Line: After the storm at sunset
Last Line: The aquarium upstairs, the storm %murders the truth also. %iwas sounding an alarm


HOW PASSION COMES TO MATTER       
First Line: When I was a boy, my father drove us once
Last Line: In a boy's sleep. Father drove us very fast. %in left-wing cities, we take pleasure frantically


HYPETHRAL       
First Line: Flowering skullcap here
Last Line: That would be a sunny day


IN CHRISTMAS 2000       
First Line: They were miserable comforters %cardinals the only birds remaining
Last Line: Until your friends are alone with their famine %every day because of today


INQUIRE       
First Line: The god is how many
Last Line: He breaks the tree, %and it waits to fall


JEREMIAH       
First Line: He does not shout. His voice is a perfume
Last Line: Poverty is the last taste of sunlight %from 1900 where we shall meet again


JUST LEAVING       
First Line: At sunrise the high branches of the trees
Last Line: Old equally, his killing done, his limbs loose


KINGDOM       
First Line: An early day moved me %to blue river %a good place now
Last Line: Kingdoms move inside men


LANDSCAPE WITH THE SPIRIT OF KENNETH KOCH PRESIDING       
First Line: Canary yellow metal window awning bulges with snow
Last Line: Brick red in my dream, dripping with snow-melt in the %new york sunshine


LAST    Poem Text    
First Line: The unsigned architecture of loneliness
Subject(s): Cold War; History; Relationships; Sons; Historians


LAST: 1991       
First Line: The unsigned architecture of loneliness
Last Line: From cold light fixtures. The cold war is ending. %buildingsare taller and have no names


LAST: 1991: 1.       
First Line: The romance of every ideology
Last Line: And berlin, divided fromberlin, %began to love its children past all reason


LAST: 1991: 2.       
First Line: A daughter carries a flag inside her voice
Last Line: In the dead zone of irony before dawn, %only the cats cry, like martyrs in the flame


LAST: 1991: 3.       
First Line: Gates evrywhere. The brandenburg. The great
Last Line: Our buildings are tall and have no names. %the parks grow grassy hands instead of flowers


LAST: 1991: 4.       
First Line: Afterwards, the calm is piteous
Last Line: Breaks ground at the unwired heart of a city %that marks the capital of nothing now


LAST: 1991: 5.       
First Line: A scratchy, recorded call to prayer crosses
Last Line: Burn to a black transparency in my heart? %no fire is terrible enough to be my daughter


LESSON OF THE CLASSICS       
First Line: The remaining oracles were obscene
Last Line: The nude, last sibyl of many victories


MAESTRO       
First Line: The final curiosity of one


MAGUS    Poem Text    
First Line: The few, the lucky, make their way
Last Line: There is nothing it does not know about the stars.
Subject(s): Christmas; Puppets; Nativity, The; Marionettes


MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS       
First Line: The law moves quickly in the rain
Last Line: There is no future if the past is helpless. %let it find engines equal to these bones


MATINS       
First Line: Like magnets %morning purposes %are plain
Last Line: In the hedgerow %thinking of animals %used in war


MEADOWORK       
First Line: American flowers pallid in a cloud %showed pink until the shadow moved
Last Line: And still not put out the roses


MELVILLE SCHOLAR       
First Line: The flowers I sent outlived you by three days


MEMORY OF NEW ENGLAND       
First Line: Scare american pamphlet
Last Line: The cattle and even everybody seemed changed


MEPHISTO       
First Line: Underneath with in- %sane exactitude, vein
Last Line: Sleep and exaggeration, %and they can die


MORE LUSTROUS       
First Line: So many things arrive as themselves and need


MOTEL VIEW    Poem Text    
First Line: It is conceivable in fact that waves
Subject(s): Sea; Weather; Cape Ann, Massachusetts; Ocean


MY ERRAND       
First Line: Is for weeds starry %where those shapes
Last Line: Strive being, crown virtue. Change. %lay hands on that key


MY FATHER       
First Line: As I remember
Last Line: Sum red ones


MY MOJAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Sha- / dow, / as of
Subject(s): Storms; Jealousy


MY TRIP; FOR ROBERT CREELEY    Poem Text    
First Line: I am looking at a smallpox vaccination scar
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


NATURE A CORNER FOR ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Nature a corner for me
Subject(s): Nature


NATURE A CORNER FOR ME       
First Line: Nature a corner for me
Last Line: The most beautiful star %is crossing me
Subject(s): Nature


NEW ABELARD       
First Line: God watch %I am in the basement of fog
Last Line: And we are snow %on porcelain ground %making a new sound


NEW DARK AGES       
First Line: The loose stonework and an outdated sense of freedom


NEW OCTOBER       
First Line: Energies long and poor
Last Line: Under a hawk's bough


NEXT MARRIAGE       
First Line: Will it reach down, an open mouth of sparrows


NEXT WAR       
First Line: We have rehearsed our enemies
Last Line: Their bodies will be young, transparent %inexhaustible choreography %when there is no music, locked


NIGHT ORCHARD       
First Line: They have given me a room near the power station


NO DIFFERENCE I KNOW THEY ARE       
First Line: More of a red heart %the powder man wants
Last Line: This day %is a godsend to the wasps


NO VALEDICTION       
First Line: I want to uncurve from the bedpost's polished


NORTHEAST CORRIDOR       
First Line: The bar in the commuter station steams


ODYSSEUS HEARS OF THE DEATH OF KALYPSO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: All their songs are of one hour
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Death; Dead, The


OF AFRICA       
First Line: The cape was unpeopled by wind a year ago
Last Line: The cape was unpeopled by wind a year ago %where the sea still calms then craters with each blow


OLD CAUSES       
First Line: In the cool future, one will put off her dress by a window
Last Line: Of the apartment she died in %crowned with the future's coro nal of lamplight
Subject(s): Future


ON THE CARDS       
First Line: Upstairs is warmer but is not the future
Last Line: Orphancy of the confessional %acquits black earth and cradle, what I was waiting for


ONCE DIVIDED       
First Line: In prayer, the open hand
Last Line: In like efforts and lake %effects and dies there


OPEN CITY       
First Line: There is one civics for the dark


ORISON       
First Line: On such a night, the stars could not consent to constellations
Last Line: Long as there was light %until it was gone


OTHER THE WINGS       
First Line: Vivid out of nowhere
Last Line: Famished gratitude. Before it died, the moth was not a flower. %it had flown across mountains


OUTBREAK       
First Line: Given to sweet motion
Last Line: Taken from a bush of wild red roses


OVERTHROW       
First Line: On such a night, the stars could not consent to constellations
Last Line: The night following %into white designs


PANDERMONIUM       
First Line: Some natural tears they dropped
Last Line: Taking their leave, the parents join hands in a picture taken


PARTS       
First Line: I felt a tremor where
Last Line: Disappear. At the last %they appear to tremble


PERSPECTIVE       
First Line: The view from the air belongs to no one


PILLARS       
First Line: The rose hour is hanged
Last Line: Its death vertigo %escapes to a kitchen with doors beautifully painted


PRAGUE       
First Line: Only in the balkans are there instruments
Subject(s): Prague, Czech Republic


PRIVACY: 1       
First Line: In the beloved's eye or less reliable
Last Line: Without betraying it all, without %destroying the illusion that makes it lovely?


PRIVACY: 2       
First Line: Only begin the stories, deny
Last Line: Private in the midst of giants %pointing to heaven as toys point to a child


PRIVACY: 3       
First Line: Only begin the stories, shared with many
Last Line: Privacy without end and many faces, %nothing to know, no size, much company


PRIVACY: 4       
First Line: Thime to forget all lions but the mild lion
Last Line: Beyond which everything is only inhuman %behind which everything is commerce


PRIVACY: 5       
First Line: I saw the ocean because I was pushed there
Last Line: When winter ans spring were the same season %and the killing lion saw the ocean unbroken


PRODUCTION NUMBER       
First Line: All are frantic, like water-flowers


PROLEGOMENA       
First Line: Always the last figurine, %almost an afterthought
Last Line: Now in this now in that animal


PROSPECT OF YOUTH       
First Line: Cutting the losses, taking myself back


PSALMIST    Poem Text    
First Line: The first thing out of the harp is sky
Subject(s): Harps; Charity; Lyres; Philanthropy


PSALMIST       
First Line: The first thing out of the harp is sky


RAFT OF THE MEDUSA       
First Line: Some things are even more important


RODEO AESTHETIQUE    Poem Text    
First Line: A generative loathing overcame


SAIL       
First Line: Children love monstrosity
Last Line: I approach death likewise %out of words in no direction


SCHERZO       
First Line: Snowfall narrows the streets and sky
Last Line: Only pain and delightedness [or, only pain and delightedness to make their silence sound]


SEASON TO SCALE       
First Line: A day too large for the summer, standing up


SERMON       
First Line: 20,000 feet above them %I remember them really
Last Line: The way that logs love fires


SETTING       
First Line: There is nothing orphic, nothing foreign
Last Line: The lawns, the orientalia


SIEGE OF THE CITY OF GORKY       
First Line: I have no trouble staying inside the lines


SIRIUS       
First Line: A vineleaf at the window
Last Line: No one to say otherwise


SOCIETIES CAN BE IMPROVED. SOCIETIES CANNOT BE GOOD       
First Line: An eye open %if and when
Last Line: Blake you should be alive at this hour


SOME MOTIONLESS CONFLICT IN THE SKY    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Colors; Angels; Sky


ST. LUCY'S DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: All I can put my hands on, even


ST. LUCY'S DAY       
First Line: All I can put my hands on, even


STARS THEIR PERFECTION       
First Line: The stars their perfection
Last Line: I think it moves around %and no mistake
Subject(s): Insomnia; Sleep; Stars


STOIC    Poem Text    
First Line: My soul is a mind and a meander, a mrs. Luxe
Last Line: Thereís an animal up my sleeve, and itís killing†me
Subject(s): Soul


SURVEY       
First Line: I am so lonely for the twentieth century
Last Line: That knows everyone and is as delicate %as peach blossom. But the poor years come too late


SWAN AUTUMN       
First Line: All soul's day unobscures the city parks


TABARD AND TERRACE       
First Line: In a small town with a bad museum


THALES       
First Line: As evidence taking
Last Line: Because it moves iron %has a soul


THANKSGIVING FOR A SON       
First Line: Sudden fever stills
Last Line: A child's presage


THE CHILDREN    Poem Text    
First Line: In three directions
Subject(s): Social Commentaries


THE NIGHT ORCHARD    Poem Text    
First Line: They have given me a room near the power station
Subject(s): United States; America


THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR    Poem Text    
First Line: The bar in the commuter station steams
Subject(s): Railroad Stations; Travel; Journeys; Trips


THE OLD CAUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: In the cool future, one will put off her dress by a window
Last Line: Crowned with the future's coronal of lamplight
Subject(s): Future


THE READY FLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: The ready flower / and feathers jig


THE STARS THEIR PERFECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: The stars their perfection
Subject(s): Insomnia; Sleep; Stars; Sleeplessness


THERE ARE THREE       
First Line: The moment advances
Last Line: This is a tune


THERIOT COVE    Poem Text    
First Line: In the lights of the boathouse that lead you
Subject(s): Boats; Parties


THIRTIES       
First Line: Everything is becoming beautifully slim


TIMOR MORTIS CONTURBAT ME       
First Line: Tropical licorice %inside me %two places
Last Line: Sweet %rotted bougainvillea %good outside


TO PENELOPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing impossible as this one time
Subject(s): Absence; Longing; Homecoming; Separation; Isolation


TO PENELOPE       
First Line: Nothing impossible as this one solitude


TO THE DESTROYERS OF BALLOTS       
First Line: For his cancer %my dog drinks
Last Line: Over no prey %man and dog


TO THE LORD PROTECTOR       
First Line: It is incredible
Last Line: My author sang and was deep in her showing


TOMB       
First Line: A/c not yet standard %the windows were opened
Last Line: Every day he lived %his windows opened onto palm trees


TRYING TO LIVE       
First Line: Something on fire at the base of everything


UNREAL PRECISION OF THE HOUSES AT FIRST LIGHT    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Memory; Women; Fathers; War


UPON DIAGNOSIS       
First Line: Being so fast, the things
Last Line: To literally everything %elemental so everlasting


UPON THE DEATH OF ALLEN GINSBERG    Poem Text    
First Line: In the capital
Subject(s): Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997)


VIETNAM EPIC TREATMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: It doesn't matter
Subject(s): Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975


VIRGIL WATCHED THEM    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Fathers; Children; Childhood


VORACITY       
First Line: He raised the expectations. They delayed
Last Line: I delayed, and now I must haul away %the side of the house, where it is withered


WARM DAYS IN JANUARY    Poem Text    
First Line: It has never been so easy to cry
Subject(s): City & Town Life; Love - Complaints; Man-woman Relationships; Ancestors & Ancestry; Hotels; Male-female Relations; Heritage; Heredity; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses


WARM DAYS IN JANUARY       
First Line: It has never been so easy to cry
Last Line: To explicit laws no young woman adores %or young man follows with darling hunger


WARNINGS       
First Line: Still early %trapped in the eddy, bottles will not rise
Last Line: Like a breastband of pines. %yellowbird, make me wings


WATERS OF 1989       
First Line: It is the right time for hallucinations
Last Line: Below them, newborns swim and deserts flower %that should have no children of their own


WAYS THERE ARE       
First Line: As you drive up to the sign that reads 'el dorado'


WEEDS       
First Line: Fire is the other face %and the young
Last Line: And not apostles %the problem is new again


WHAT CAN STOP THIS    Poem Text    
First Line: What can stop this
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Poetry & Poets


WHAT CAN STOP THIS       
First Line: What can stop this
Last Line: But it makes no difference anymore trombone
Subject(s): Music And Musicians; Poetry And Poets


WHY AND WHY NOW       
First Line: There is no through
Last Line: By illness, unconscious in his daughter's bed, cannot answer


WHY HISTORY IMITATES GOD       
First Line: The near past and the near future are poor


WORLD       
First Line: Where is india or even one body
Last Line: Signalling with bright lights frantically. %they said it was the end of the world and to go faster


WORLD'S FAIR CITIES       
First Line: To many people on both sides of a window


XENOPHANES       
First Line: Let things %be believed
Last Line: What men call rainbow that too is a cloud


ZION    Poem Text    
First Line: Suddenly copper roses glow on the deadwood.
Subject(s): Death; Future Life; Dead, The; Retribution; Eternity; After Life