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Author: SCHELLING, ANDREW
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Schelling, Andrew    Poet's Biography
65 poems available by this author


AFTER KSHEMENDRA AND HAKIM BEY       
First Line: Poets should know with their
Last Line: Set it all down, %sober and sage in the mind's notebook


CHEYENNE STILL LIFE       
First Line: It is in general the unexplored that attracts us. Somewhere in the region of
Last Line: Horizon blowing beneath %the locomotive belly- %bison snow


CLAW MORAINE       
First Line: Into yak altitudes %blue pine on slopes at first rain
Last Line: Wildens & the upward path %vanishing %clouds


DREAM HAIBUN       
First Line: I'm with anne and althea exploring new york. We thread dark
Last Line: Empty but for jet-black %calligraphy under its dome %the mosque of poetry


DREAM HAIBUN       
First Line: The restaurant's classy %but run down, a bit seedy, the oak tables need waxing
Last Line: Under one roof %sleeping with all of them- %bush clover, poker chips


ELEUSINIAN HAIBUN       
First Line: Dr. Edwin james on pike's peak, taking notes on flowers
Last Line: First documented ascent %to blue cloud summit %pike seven years dead


FASCINATOR: INDIA NOTEBOOKS 1993, SELS       
First Line: 3 january bhubaneshvar %omfed milk products
Last Line: Our chowkidar out in the garden, swinging his stick


FOR A TRIBAL GIRL IN BANGKOK       
First Line: Your eyes earnest
Last Line: Pulling a string of orchids %from her cunt


HAIBUN       
First Line: Rock is naturalist scripture. The deeper you go the older the story
Last Line: Evolution's basic %job-turning rock %to green growth


HAIBUN       
First Line: Not far from the entrance to lowry airforce base stands
Last Line: Trying the locked door %of an airplane hangar- %nobody home


HAIBUN       
First Line: Do not despise this bit of broken bone
Last Line: The grubby %typewritten note %says it still tastes salty


HAIBUN       
First Line: No divine edicts, no one to issue them. Tiger salamander
Last Line: Denver to oakland %reading lao tzu %this airplane a dark forest gulch


HAIBUN       
First Line: Slopes, gypsum, slabs and beet pulp. Along the south platte
Last Line: A bar called rocky flats


HAIBUN       
First Line: Last night late over books, a snifter of whiskey
Last Line: These slow-leaning schist %&granite mountains, %their learned heads


HAIBUN       
First Line: In april we heard allen ginsberg had died. A group of students
Last Line: Old masters depart %spring flowers return- %haze hangs blue by high peaks


HAIBUN       
First Line: That nature is thinker. %that geological events are metaphysical notions
Last Line: Bateson revealed the antidote %to human pride- %natural history


HAIBUN       
First Line: January the weather treads on animal paws. Or has the resinous mind of a
Last Line: Back-to the original act that made a cup cup, a tree tree


HAIBUN       
First Line: Tender conjugal adventures are uta-makura, sites for poetry
Last Line: I plant a kiss above your dark forest nipple


HAIBUN (URSUS AMERICANUS)       
First Line: I came off bear peak, the quick descent through fern canyon
Last Line: O black bear %in vimalakirti's ten-foot cell


HAIBUN (WESTERN TANAGER)       
First Line: Pi-tic. A feathered yellow vowed %blurs past the fencepost
Last Line: Your bards are wearing %wing-bands of %gold


HAIBUN AT BUCKSKIN LAKE       
First Line: Floral perfume, nights of long love
Last Line: You ask how they %toy with us mortals-? %get a field guide to the tundra


HAIBUN BLACK EARTH, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: I was struck by the gem-like changeable greenish reflection
Last Line: Suddenly departs on on magpie wings
Subject(s): Ghosts


HAIBUN BLACK EARTH, SELS.       
First Line: I was struck by the gem-like changeable greenish reflection
Last Line: A mine called buckskin. %a town called river bend. %a bar called rocky flats
Subject(s): Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)


HAIBUN FOR CHARLES BERNSTEIN       
First Line: He swings into the gay hotel lobby, emerald pins and ruby tieclip making sparks
Last Line: Four pages %flimflam & moonshine- %we're deep in the american psyche


HAIBUN GAZETTEER       
First Line: In a pocket notebook, quick directions %scrawled down in haste
Last Line: These too are unrhymed poetry'


HAIBUN JOURNAL ENTRIES       
First Line: 13 september 1995 %the eight wolf pups near yellowstone
Last Line: All, all return %to this hand eye fur webbing- %it settles like mist


HAIBUN MURASAKI       
First Line: Murasaki on market street, tu fu in hop alley with a torch. Has no one
Last Line: I give mineral credence to %sexual hunger


HAIBUN SHADOW CANYON       
First Line: A traveler who studies %with cold disinterested eye and a heart
Last Line: Not far over the %edge from agony- %releasing her fragrance


HAIKU       
First Line: Dusk. %the wolf survey's coming
Last Line: Express mail


I STOPT IN TO WATCH THE YANKEES       
First Line: I stopt in to watch the yankees at rocky flats lounge, a wind-scraped
Last Line: Just asking, where can we put it?


INSTRUCTIONS FOR TEA       
First Line: Bring a kettle of cold fresh water to boil. Scald teapot
Last Line: The tea drinker should consider it with care through the years


INVOLVING THE FOREST       
First Line: Sing %radial whim clip %regarding the hardwoods
Last Line: Involving the forest %even the word forest


LITTLE SONGS OF LOVE & WINE       
First Line: On a couch fashioned from %myrtle and lotus leaf
Last Line: They've an ineradicable %impress to their %souls


NATURE IS RED (DYE-STUFF FROM A WORM)       
First Line: Out of the store %old deer lady %carrying a sack of mushrooms
Last Line: Wake waken velocity feather %bivouac vigil %vigor


NORTH FOREST HAIBUN       
First Line: Don't be a weasel %I've got a husband %at home
Last Line: It'll be hell %with the old man


NOTE ON ISHA UPANISHAD       
First Line: Inida's one hundred and eight upanishads are a huge compendium of archaic
Last Line: Nearly three thousand years after the old yogins assembled it


NOTE ON THE POETRY OF OLD INDIA       
First Line: India's classical poetry begins around the second century c.E. When hala, a
Last Line: Books were destroyed and the best manuscripts went into hiding, some in the %monasteries of tibet


NOTE ON THE ROAD TO OCOSINGO       
First Line: In august 1995, one year and a half after the january military offensive
Last Line: Province. As we wandered mexico (basho trailing noiselessly behind), I heard the %place names echo


NOTES AND SCRAPS: 18:11:92       
First Line: Grappa in a cheap slender glass
Last Line: She rains down her cum


ON THE WALL       
First Line: No way to just look
Last Line: There they all are %on the wall


PHILIP WHALEN       
First Line: Long after our current apocalypse ended
Last Line: There existed a few ruined libraries, one or two books


POEMS FROM THE SANSKRIT       
First Line: Having silenced the silver %chains at my ankles
Last Line: Who will one day be born %with my sort of heart


POEMS FROM THE SATTASI       
First Line: It was like %touching the tenderest %dew-covered petals
Last Line: In the trees the hunter %seeing his own girl %lets the bow drop


RAVEN HAIBUN    Poem Text    
First Line: Anglo-saxen it comes hraefn
Subject(s): Ravens


RAVEN HAIBUN       
First Line: Anglo-saxen it comes hraefn
Last Line: Going to be another %judgment day
Subject(s): Ravens


RIPARIAN       
First Line: Basho dogs us here %albeit 'pets %not aloud'
Last Line: I'm just going to walk over to it


ROUNDHOUSE AT COLMA       
First Line: The roundhouse at colma was shut in '34. Last train out took up the rails
Last Line: Sells ice cream- %an acre of retreads covers the indian village


RUN MY HAND UNDER       
First Line: In a redwood grove, on a low hill facing east, I bent over a shovel and buried
Last Line: Yet it's heaped on the bed. Next to a window. Imagine the aftermath. Hipbone %on hip


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: 11 AUGUST AFTERNOON. NISSAN'S BACK SEAT       
First Line: Last night dinner when we got in late, the long drive up from palenque. Twisty
Last Line: Nearly insoluble puzzle to which love is the answer %companionable love


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: 11 AUGUST OCOSINGO       
First Line: Small church at the downhill & east end of the square, tucked almost insignifi-
Last Line: Banners- %six pesos each


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: 5 AUGUST 8 P.M.       
First Line: Anne & I take the road to tenejapa around sunset. Dramatic little forested
Last Line: Everyone's a pistolero


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: 8 AUGUST NA-BOLOM INSTITUTE LIBRARY       
First Line: Flames crackle in the convent's old fireplace
Last Line: Til he was yanked back to spain


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: AUG. 5 MIDNIGHT       
First Line: And the spaniards were allowed to choose, among one hundred and fifty
Last Line: Dark forest wind has devoured it %rain & dark wind


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: AUGUST 4       
First Line: Entered the city named for 16th century priest bartolme de las casas
Last Line: Pitch-pine twigs crackle %the roof lets in rain


SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS: EVERGREEN CLOUD FOREST SAN CRISTOBAL       
First Line: Volcanic peak & vague boulders heave free from the tangle
Last Line: What do we call it? %cloud evergreen scrub


SKULL CRUSTED WITH TURQUOISE MOSAIC CHIPS       
Last Line: Through the black mask a %row of broken teeth


SPRING SESSHIN IN THE BOWERY       
First Line: Thirteen of us trail through the bowery behind tetsugen sensei. He's scouring
Last Line: The bodhisattva moves through all worlds'


STORM FURROWS       
First Line: No longer
Last Line: Can if you %find her


TOOTH DREAM AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL NOTE       
First Line: Standing at the door to naropa's performing arts auditorium, the poet e in a
Last Line: Inside the mouth a nest of cool stones


TRANSLATION       
First Line: And dream'd my friend l, her hair feathered raven
Last Line: To remove the veil %to have the veil on


TUNDRA POETICS       
First Line: But you could lean over and drink a chill wind coming through the divide. The
Last Line: Coming up from the ice with a cup of tea


TYGER TYGER       
First Line: The small outfit of contemporary techno-wizards who've taken up digs
Last Line: & frame old symmetries %new poems


VIENNA DREAM       
First Line: I meet the poet allen ginsberg at a vienna cafe. He has hidden himself off
Last Line: Warn me about something


WHY INDIA       
First Line: That an old karmic link still connects us
Last Line: That these very bones of mine are my ornaments


WRITING IN DARKNESS       
First Line: I was jotting in a notebook %trees full of buzzards
Last Line: Let's call it %writing in darkness