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Author: SCALAPINO, LESLIE
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Scalapino, Leslie    Poet's Biography
40 poems available by this author


A SEQUENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: She heard the sounds of a couple having intercourse and then getting up they
Subject(s): Love - Erotic; Sex


CROWD AND NOT EVENING OR LIGHT       


DEFOE, SELS.       
First Line: One time, she sees the couple in the bmw floating up the street
Last Line: It's seeing how they hadn't thought of something, before


DEFOE, SELS.       
First Line: It is the garden beneath her compartment. The man has come there
Last Line: A wing fans by them in front of them on the street and go by


DELAY SERIES, SELS.       
First Line: So the man -- as gentle -- for
Last Line: Course an irrelevant point


FIN DE SIECLE, 20TH/A PLAY       
First Line: Went into a camp
Last Line: And is the land


FLOATING SERIES, SELS.       
First Line: The women - not in


FLUSH       
First Line: Living or having lived
Last Line: Delicate - not to be so %- and only in that


FROM ORION       
First Line: In the boat out so that the mass of water is heaving up and
Last Line: He's breathing the stain %which had come from him to her and is not in her %there's a blue sky throu


FROM; NEW TIME       
First Line: Why would they dismiss it because it's not the same?
Last Line: The rise is the floating people


FRONT MATTER, DEAD SOULS, SELS.       


HERE A PLAY DONE BY DANCERS       
First Line: Born %young


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE - 8)       
First Line: Haven't I said that part of having intercourse
Subject(s): Sex


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE - 8)       
First Line: Haven't I said that part of having intercourse
Last Line: And in falsetto (we might even say mawkishly), %the woman's mouth makes a sound like the word mama
Subject(s): Sex


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE - 9)    Poem Text    
First Line: How can I help myself, as one woman said to me about wanting
Variant Title(s): Considering How Exaggerated Music Is
Subject(s): Sex


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE - 9)       
First Line: How can I help myself, as one woman said to me about wanting
Last Line: To concentrate on the man's trunk instead of his face, which in this case, %is so impassive. Serious
Variant Title(s): Considering How Exaggerated Music I
Subject(s): Sex


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-10)       
First Line: So I decided watching an old woman like her, who could rise
Last Line: Of hair standing out from her forehead and only the muscles %of her haunches appearing to move


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-13)       
First Line: A woman who had been dressed by someone, in the same way
Last Line: A woman who had been dressed by someone, in the same way that %an oyster will cover the irritant in


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-14)       
First Line: Seeing the scenery %satisfied this morning because I saw
Last Line: And I knew no matter how careful one is, %pebbles and grains will be modified put in a human form


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-15)       
First Line: As rimbaud, said, I thought today sitting in the library
Last Line: And leaned forward simply to expel some phlegm. Then quickly%I took a glance around before I wiped m


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-19)       
First Line: How was I to know that the woman, seated next to me on the
Last Line: From the length of time that she held on to my arm %before releasing me) I wish that I could make yo


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-21)       
First Line: About the night on which a man said he would spend 100
Last Line: Feeling (thru-out it) of rising slowly, and of floating along side %particular spots in the city. By
Variant Title(s): Epilogue: Anemon


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-22)       
First Line: Having her under me', the man said, 'in bed, remembering
Last Line: Drew me in, literally, stirring against my legs, and holding me too, %as I parted her labia, and fin


HMMMM (TEN EXCERPTS FROM THE TWENTY-EIGHT-PART SEQUENCE-24)       
First Line: One woman (I heard about this sevral years later) said
Last Line: We put our heads into the windows of a car which was passing, and, %putting our arms around the neck


INSTEAD OF AN ANIMAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Seeing as I was willng to give up my seat for the person who said
Subject(s): Breast Feeding; Love - Erotic; Human Behavior; Nursing (infants); Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


INSTEAD OF AN ANIMAL       
First Line: Seeing as I was willing to give up my seat for the person who said
Last Line: People will imagine a cat flaring up like that under their noses


IT'S GO IN QUIET ILLUMINED GRASS LAND, SELS       
First Line: Silver half freezing in day %elation the %outside
Last Line: It's 'between' 'sky' (sky)-at all daily evening times


JUMPING-JACK FLASH       
First Line: A young woman with


LATER SECTION OF THE PEARL       
First Line: Going up to the door and ringing it and saying I was told to say something


NEW TIME, SELS.       


OR, A PLAY       
First Line: The - elderly - taken - from - their


PEARL, SELS.       
First Line: Woman wading on long yellow grass
Last Line: So they get to joy


RETURN OF PAINTING, THE PEARL, AND ORION, SELS.       
First Line: The lightened white air. Wheeling oneself forward on a cart, a
Last Line: By the one or the people in their behavior %it's completely irrelevant


ROLL, SELS.       
First Line: Limping - a woman who's fallen into a hole


SEQUENCE       
First Line: She heard the sounds of a couple having intercourse


TANGO, SELS       
First Line: Is subjunctive-the man starving lying dying in
Last Line: One's motion ahead-is only one now-nights rose


THAT THEY WERE AT THE BEACH       
First Line: She heard the sounds of a couple having intercourse and then getting
Last Line: With a feeling of delay and retarding-rather than out of nervousness


THAT THEY WERE AT THE BEACH - AEOLOTROPHIC SERIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Playing ball - so it's like paradise, not because it's in the past, we're
Subject(s): Sex


THAT THEY WERE AT THE BEACH - AEOLOTROPHIC SERIES       
First Line: Playing ball - so it's like paradise, not because it's in the past, we're
Subject(s): Sex


WAY       
First Line: To have