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Author: SCHWARTZ, DELMORE
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Schwartz, Delmore    Poet's Biography
225 poems available by this author


29-MAR       
First Line: The man looked up as the sun went down %and I thought
Last Line: Will ever give heed the one to the other!'


A DOG NAMED EGO, THE SNOWFLAKES AS KISSES    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Dogs


A LITTLE MORNING MUSIC    Poem Text    
First Line: The birds in the first light twitter and whistle
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


ABRAHAM       
First Line: I was a mere boy in a stone-cutter's shop
Last Line: One a part of his famous society


ABRAHAM AND ORPHEUS, BE WITH ME NOW       


ABRAHAM: FOR J.M. KAPLAN       
First Line: I was a mere boy in a stone-cutter's shop
Last Line: The angel of death comes to make the alienated and indestructible %one part of his famous society


ALBERT EINSTEIN TO ARCHIBALD MACLEISH       
First Line: I should have been a plumber fixing drains


ALL NIGHT, ALL NIGHT       
First Line: Rode in the train all night, in the sick light


ALL OF THE FRUITS HAD FALLEN       


ALL OF US ALWAYS TURNING AWAY FOR SOLACE       


ALL POETS' WIVES HAVE ROTTEN LIVES       
Last Line: Knife-throwers all, in vaudeville, %they use their wives to prove their will


ALLOF THEM HAVE GONE AWAY, ALTHOUGH THEY ONCE WERE NEAR       
First Line: All of them are fixed, although each has gone away


AMERICA, AMERICA!       
First Line: I am a poet of the hudson river and the heights above it


APOLLO MUSAGETE, POETRY, AND THE LEADER OF THE MUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing is given which is not taken
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


APOLLO MUSAGETE, POETRY, AND THE LEADER OF THE MUSES       
First Line: Nothing is given which is not taken


ARCHAIC BUST OF APOLLO       
First Line: We cannot know the indescribable face


AT A SOLEMN MUSICK    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Let the musicians begin,
Subject(s): Mjsic & Musicians


AT A SOLEMN MUSICK       
First Line: Let the musicians begin


AT THIS MOMENT OF TIME       
First Line: Some who are uncertain compel me. They fear


AUTOMOBILE       
First Line: How can its clean and shiny stride be human


BALLAD OF THE CHILDREN OF THE CZAR       
First Line: The children of the czar %played with a bouncing ball
Last Line: Thinking of my father's fathers, %and of my own will


BALLET OF THE FIFTH YEAR       
First Line: Where the sea gulls sleep or indeed where they fly
Last Line: Such grace, so self-contained, was the best escape to know


BAUDELAIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: When I fall asleep, and even during sleep,
Subject(s): Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867)


BAUDELAIRE       
First Line: When I fall asleep, and even during sleep


BY CIRCUMSTANCES FED       


CALMLY WE WALK THROUGH THIS APRIL'S DAY    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Time; Transience; City & Town Life; Memory; Impermanence


CAMBRIDGE, SPRING 1937       
First Line: At last the air fragrant, the bird's bubbling whistle


CHAPLIN UPON THE CLIFF, DINING ALONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Again I put away a gold rush hope
Subject(s): Chaplin, Charlie (1889-1977)


CHOIR AND MUSIC OF SOLITUDE AND SILENCE       
First Line: Silence is a great blue bell
Last Line: Such grace, so self-contained, was the best escape to know


CHRISTMAS POEM FOR NANCY       
First Line: Noel, noel


CONCERNING THE SYNTHETIC UNITY OF APPERCEPTION       
First Line: Trash, trash!' the king my uncle said


CONCLUSION       
First Line: How slow time moves when torment stops the clock!


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 1. 'O ME! MAKE YOU A SWORD.'       
First Line: Theatre, the place to stare, rustle of programs


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 2. 'HIS SOARING INSOLENCE.'       
First Line: Absurd and precarious my presence there


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 3. THERE IS A WORLD ELSEWHERE       
First Line: Over the soft pudding of my face


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 4. 'A GOODLY HOUSE.'       
First Line: Inveterate, gratuitous, too much


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 4. 'LIKE TO A LONELY DRAGON.'       
First Line: Lifting his silly nightgown up


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: ACT 5. AS IF MAN AUTHOR HIMSELF       
First Line: That twin goes back: too much and not enough


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: CHOOSE       
First Line: No introduction, no idle remarks, I am tired


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: HE IS A PERSON       
First Line: Ladies and gentlemen, here I am for the last time


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: JUSTICE       
First Line: What! The same voluble fellow again
Last Line: Has been slapped for calling my father a liar


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: PLEASURE       
First Line: I come, I said, to be useful and to entertain


CORIOLANUS AND HIS MOTHER: THERE WAS A CITY       
First Line: Here I am once more, dressed in a toga to suit the occasion


CUPID'S CHANT       
First Line: Cupid is %the king of flutes


DANCES AND THE DANCERS       
First Line: All of us delight in dancing and in beholding dances


DARK AND FALLING SUMMER       
First Line: The rain was full of the freshness
Last Line: Everywhere was full of the pulsing of the loud and fallen dusk
Subject(s): Rain; Summer


DARKLING SUMMER, OMINOUS DUSK, RUMOROUS RAIN       
First Line: A tattering of rain and then the reign


DARKLING SUMMER, OMINOUS DUSK, RUMOROUS RAIN: 1       
First Line: A tattering of rain and then the reign
Last Line: A gaunt grey somber softness licked the glass of hours


DARLING SUMMER, OMINOUS DUSK, RUMOROUS RAIN: 2       
First Line: Again, after a catbird squeaked in the special silence
Last Line: By kindled light we thought we saw the bronze of fall


DECEPTIVE PRESENT, THE PHOENIX YEAR       
First Line: As I looked, the poplar rose in the shining air


DO OTHERS SPEAK OF ME MOCKINGLY, MALICIOUSLY?       
First Line: Do they whisper behind my back? Do they speak
Last Line: Forget our pride, our faces, our common love


DOG NAMED EGO, THE SNOWFLAKES AS KISSES       
Last Line: And left me no recourse, far from my home
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs


DOGS ARE SHAKESPEAREAN, CHILDREN ARE STRANGERS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Dogs; Children; Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939); Childhood


DOGS ARE SHAKESPEAREAN, CHILDREN ARE STRANGERS       
Last Line: We are shakespearean, we are strangers
Subject(s): Animals; Children; Dogs; Dramatists; Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939); Plays And Playwrights; Poetry And Poets; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)


DREAM OF WHITMAN PARAPHRASED, RECONGNIZED & MADE MORE VIVID       
First Line: Twenty-eight naked young women bathed by the shore


DREAM OF WINTER, EMPTY, WOOLEN, ICE-WHITE AND BRITTLE       
First Line: The leaden sky of winter whitened a little


DREAMS WHICH BEGIN IN KNOWLEDGE, SELS.       


DURING DECEMBER'S DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: The afternoon turned dark early
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


DURING DECEMBER'S DEATH       
First Line: The afternoon turned dark early
Last Line: The hope, and the pain of hope, and the patience of hope, and its torment, its astonishment, its end
Subject(s): Hope


E.A.P. - A PORTRAIT       
First Line: You do not see deep, deep, into a mirror


EXERCISE IN PREPARATION FOR A PINDARIC ODE TO CARL HUBBELL       
First Line: Long after, carl
Subject(s): Sports


EXERCISE IN PREPARATION FOR A PINDARIC ODE TO CARL HUBBELL       
First Line: Long after, carl
Subject(s): Sports


FAMOUS RESORT IN LATE AUTUMN       
First Line: The shouting of the sea and the storm storming


FAR ROCKAWAY       
First Line: The radiant soda of the seashore fashions
Last Line: Is a haunting, haunted moon


FATHER AND SON    Poem Text    
First Line: On these occasions, the feelings surprise,
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons; Death; Coming Of Age; Conduct Of Life; Dead, The


FATHER AND SON       
First Line: On these occasions, the feelings surprise


FAUST IN OLD AGE       
First Line: Poet and veteran of childhood, look!


FIRST MORNING OF THE SECOND WORLD       
First Line: Suddenly %suddenly and certainly, as I watched elsewhere, locked


FIRST NIGHT OF FALL AND FALLING RAIN       
First Line: The common rain had come again
Subject(s): Rain


FOGGY, FOGGY BLUE       
First Line: When I was a young man, I loved to write poems


FOR ONE WHO WOULD NOT TAKE HIS LIFE IN HIS HANDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Athlete, virtuoso
Subject(s): Love


FOR ONE WHO WOULD NOT TAKE HIS LIFE IN HIS HANDS       
First Line: Athlete, virtuoso
Last Line: No other means is known
Subject(s): Love


FOR THE ONE WHO WOULD TAKE MAN'S LIFE IN HIS HANDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Tiger christ unsheathed his sword
Subject(s): Murder; War


FOR THE ONE WHO WOULD TAKE MAN'S LIFE IN HIS HANDS       
First Line: Tiger christ unsheathed his sword
Last Line: The infinite task of the human heart
Subject(s): Murder; War


FOUR SPEECHES FROM A PLAY       
First Line: This was the greatest day of my whole life!


FOUR SPEECHES FROM A PLAY, SHENANDOAH: 1       


FOUR SPEECHES FROM A PLAY, SHENANDOAH: 2       
First Line: Poor child, the center of this sinful earth


FOUR SPEECHES FROM A PLAY, SHENANDOAH: 3       
First Line: Cry, cry, poor psyche, eight days old


FOUR SPEECHES FROM A PLAY, SHENANDOAH: 4       
First Line: This is hardly the last time, little boy


FULFILLMENT       
First Line: Is it a dream?' I asked. To which my fellow


GENESIS       
First Line: Interpretation! That's the act of mind


GOLD MORNING, SWEET PRINCE       
First Line: What the sad and passionate gay player of avon avowed


GRAVEYARD BY THE SEA, SELS.       
First Line: This hushed surface where the doves parade


GREATEST THING IN NORTH AMERICA       
First Line: This is the greatest thing in north america


HE WHO EXCUSES HIMSELF ALSO ACCUSES HIMSELF       
First Line: Listen, the dark lark chant once more


HOLDERLIN       
First Line: Now as bedore do you not hear their voices


HOPE LIKE THE PHOENIX BREAST RISES AGAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Who sang and sang beyond the war insane
Subject(s): Singing & Singing


HOW CAN HE POSSESS       


HOW STRANGE LOVE IS, IN EVERY STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS       


I AM A BOOK I NEITHER WROTE NOR READ       


I AM CHERRY ALIVE       
First Line: I am cherry alive,' the little girl sang
Last Line: I will always be new


I AM TO MY OWN HEART MERELY A SERF       


I DID NOT KNOW THE SPOILS OF JOY       
First Line: When that I was and a little tiny boy


I DID NOT KNOW THE TRUTH OF GROWING TREES       
First Line: On the suburban street, guarded by patient trees


I WAKEN TO A CALLING       


IN THE GREEN MORNING, NOW, ONCE MORE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the green morning, before
Subject(s): Time; Renewal


IN THE GREEN MORNING, NOW, ONCE MORE       


IN THE NAKED BED, IN PLATO'S CAVE    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Renewal


IN THE NAKED BED, IN PLATO'S CAVE       
Last Line: While history is unforgiven
Subject(s): Dawn


IN THE SLIGHT RIPPLE, THE MIND PERCEIVES THE HEART       
First Line: In the slight ripple, the fishes dart
Last Line: With its cold mountains, with desolation, %unless love build its city


IS IT THE MORNING? IS IT THE LITTLE MORNING?       


JACOB    Poem Text    
First Line: All was as it is, before the beginning began, before
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


JACOB       
First Line: All was as it is, before the beginning began, before
Last Line: Love is unjust: justice is loveless
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


JOURNEY OF A POEM COMPARED TO ALL THE SAD VARIETY OF TRAVEL       
First Line: A poem moves forward


KING OF KINGS, A KING AMONG THE KINGS, SELS.       
First Line: Come, let us rejoice in james joyce, in the greatness of this poet


KINGDOM OF POETRY       
First Line: This is like light


LATE AUTUMN IN VENICE       
First Line: The city floats no longer like a bait


LETTER TO ORANGES       
First Line: For days now I've watched you grow fat
Last Line: But girl or cat, some ancient lore %makes us both cry, 'more! More!'


LINCOLN    Poem Text    
First Line: Manic-depressive lincoln, national hero!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Capitalism; Social Commentaries; Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)


LINCOLN       
First Line: Manic-depressive lincoln, national hero!
Last Line: Tossed on history's ceaseless insane sums!'


LITTLE MORNING MUSIC       
First Line: The birds in the first light twitter and whistle
Last Line: Gazing and blazing, blessing and possessing all vividness and all darkness
Subject(s): Birds; Morning


LOVE AND MASRILYN MONROE       
First Line: Let us be aware of the true dark gods


MAXIMS OF SISYPHUS       
First Line: Although I was tenacious, I never learned


MAY'S TRUTH AND MAY'S FALSEHOOD       
First Line: All through the briiliant blue and gold afternoon


MENTRECHE IL VENTO, COME FA, SI TACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Will you perhaps consent to be
Subject(s): Desire; Love


MENTRECHE IL VENTO, COME FA, SI TACE       
First Line: Will you perhaps consent to be
Last Line: My many-branched, small and dearest tree
Subject(s): Desire; Love


METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER       
First Line: I looked toward the movie, the common dream


MIND IS AN ANCIENT AND FAMOUS CAPITAL       
First Line: The mind is a city like london
Last Line: Of every haunted, hunted generation's celebration
Variant Title(s): Overtur


MIND IS AN ANCIENT AND FAMOUS CAPITAL       
First Line: The mind is a city like london
Last Line: Toward arcturus-and returning as suddenly


MORNING BELLS, SELS.       


MOUNTING SUMMER, BRILLIANT AND OMINOUS       
First Line: A yellow-headed, gold-hammered, sunflower-lanterned


MY LOVE, MY LOVE, MY LOVE, WHY HAVE YOU LEFT ME ALONE?    Poem Text    
First Line: Midmost my twenty-ninth eternity
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


NARCISSUS    Poem Text    
First Line: The mind is a city like london,
Subject(s): Mind, The; Narcissus (mythology); Nature


NARCISSUS: THE FEAR AND DREAD OF THE MIND OF OTHERS       
First Line: The others were the despots of despair


NARCISSUS: THE RIVER WAS THE EMBLEM OF ALL BEAUTY - ALL       
First Line: The river was the abundant belly of beauty itself


NEWS OF THE GOLD WORLD OF MAY       


NOW HE KNOWS ALL THERE IS TO KNOW       
First Line: Whose wood this is I think I know


O CHILD, DO NOT FEAR THE DARK AND SLEEP'S DARK POSSESSION       
First Line: O child, when you go down to sleep and sleep's secession


O LOVE, SWEET ANIMAL       
First Line: O love, dark arnimal


ONCE AND FOR ALL       
First Line: Once, when I was a boy


OUT OF THE WATERCOLORED WINDOW, WHEN YOU LOOK       
First Line: When from the watercolored window idly you look


PARLEZ-VOUS FRANCAIS?       
First Line: Caesar, the amplifier voice, announces


PHILOLOGY RECAPITULATED ONTOLOGY, POETRY IS ONTOLOGY       
First Line: Faithful to your commandments, a consciousness


PHOENIX CHOIR, SELS.       


PHOENIX LYRICS       
First Line: If nature is life, nature is death


POEM       
First Line: Faithful to your commands


POEM       
First Line: Old man in the crystal morning after snow


POEM       
First Line: You, my photographer


POEM       
First Line: Remember midsummer: the fragrance of box, of white roses


POEM       
First Line: Window - winter


POEM       
First Line: In the morning


POEM FOR JACQUES MARITAIN AND LEON TROTZKY       
First Line: The gentile night and the white stars in congress


POEM TO JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH       
First Line: Out of the watercolored windows, when you look


POEM: HOW MARVELOUS MAN'S KIND IS       
First Line: How we marvel and must when most


POET       
First Line: The riches of the poet are equal to his poetry


POWER AND GLORY OF LANGUAGES       
First Line: Lordly and might language - eagle of time and space


PRAISE IS TRADITIONAL AND APPROPRIATE       
First Line: I loved the wood because I found in it


PROLOGUE: NIGHT ONE       
First Line: It is midnight now, it is very still: dusk and silence on all


PROTHALAMION       
First Line: Little soul, little flirting


PSYCHE PLEADS WITH CUPID       
First Line: O heart, o deartest heart, dusk again becomes black night


RABBI TO PREACH       
First Line: Rabbi robert raaba will preach


REPETITIVE HEART: 3       
First Line: All clowns are masked and all personae
Last Line: And the past is immortal, the future is inexhaustible


REPETITIVE HEART: 4. FOR RHODA       
First Line: Calmly we walk through this april's day
Last Line: Time is the fire in which we burn
Variant Title(s): Time Is The Fir


REPETITIVE HEART: 9       
First Line: The heavy bear who goes with me
Last Line: Amid the hundred millions of his kind, %the scrimmage of appetite everywhere
Variant Title(s): The Heavy Bea
Subject(s): Animals; Bodies; Mortality


REPETTIVE HEART: POEMS IN IMITATION OF THE FUGUE, SELS.       


SAINT, REVOLUTIONIST       


SALUTE VALENTINE       
First Line: I'll drink to thee only with my eyes


SARAH    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The angel said to me:'why are you laughing?'
Subject(s): Sarah (bible)


SARAH       
First Line: The angel said to me:'why are you laughing?'
Last Line: The joke's on me!'
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


SATURDAY'S CHILD       
First Line: I think of blue confetti, amusement parks


SAXOPHONE       
First Line: This sobbing fits the city - you can't see


SEQUEL       
First Line: First love is first death. There is no other


SEQUEL, THE CONCLUSION, THE ENDLESSNESS       
First Line: For thus, since the body's death is quick, seems less


SEURAT'S SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE SEINE    Poem Text    
First Line: What are they looking at? Is it the river?
Subject(s): Seine (river), France; Seurat, Georges (1859-1891)


SEURAT'S SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE SEINE       
First Line: What are they looking at? Is it the river?
Subject(s): Seine (river), France; Seurat, Georges (1859-1891)


SIN OF HAMLET       
First Line: The horns in the harbor booming, vaguely


SMALL SCORE       
First Line: Meek, sang the crickets, wheat, meet, creek
Last Line: Arising surely all over the great blue %bay above them


SOCRATES' GHOST MUST HAUNT ME NOW       
Last Line: Old noumenon, come true, come true!


SOMEONE IS HARSHLY COUGHING AS BEFORE       


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: The beautiful american word, sure


SONNET       
First Line: I follow thought and what the world announces


SONNET       
First Line: The beautiful american word, sure
Last Line: In dark accidents the mind's sufficient grace
Subject(s): Love


SONNET ON FAMOUS AND FAMILIAR SONNETS AND EXPERIENCES       
First Line: Shall I compare her to a summer play?


SONNET SUGGESTED BY HOMER, CHAUCER, SHAKESPEARE ... ET AL       
First Line: Let me not, ever, to the marriage in cana


SONNET: O CITY, CITY       
First Line: To live between terms, to live where death


SONNET: THE GHOSTS OF JAMES AND PIERCE IN HARVARD YARD       
First Line: The ghosts of james and pierce in harvard yard


SPIDERS       
First Line: Is the spider a monster in miniature?


SPRING       
First Line: Sprng has returned! Everything has returned!


STARLIGHT LIKE INTUITION PIERCED THE TWELVE    Poem Text    
First Line: The starlight's intuitions pierced the twelve
Subject(s): Apostles; Bible; Jesus Christ; Religion; Disciples, Twelve; Theology


STARLIGHT LIKE INTUITION PIERCED THE TWELVE       
First Line: The starlight's intuitions pierced the twelve
Last Line: And we shall never be as once we were, %this life will never be what once it was!
Subject(s): Apostles; Bible; Jesus Christ; Religion


STERNE       
First Line: Held on bondage day and and night


SUMMER KNOWLEDGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Summer knowledge is not the winter's truth, the truth of fall
Subject(s): Knowledge; Summer


SUMMER KNOWLEDGE       
First Line: Summer knowledge is not the winter's truth, the truth of fall
Last Line: In the consummation and the annihilation of the blaze of fall
Subject(s): Knowledge; Summer


SWIFT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What shall presto do for pretty prattle
Subject(s): Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745)


SWIFT       
First Line: What shall presto do for pretty prattle
Subject(s): Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745)


THE BALLAD OF THE CHILDREN OF THE CZAR    Poem Text    
First Line: The children of the czar
Subject(s): Nicholas Ii, Czar Of Russia (1868-1918); Children; Ancestors & Ancestry; Immigrants; Childhood; Heritage; Heredity; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


THE DARK AND FALLING SUMMER    Poem Text    
First Line: The rain was full of the freshness
Subject(s): Rain; Summer


THE DESPERANTO OF WILLYNULLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Her father's early portrait shows
Subject(s): Time; Portraits; Fathers & Daughters


THE FIRST NIGHT OF FALL AND FALLING RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: The common rain had come again
Subject(s): Rain


THE FOGGY, FOGGY BLUE    Poem Text    
First Line: When I was a young man, I loved to write poems
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Aging; Truth; Masks


THE HEART FLIES UP, ERRATIC AS A KITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Whistles like light in leaves, o light
Subject(s): Love


THE HEAVY BEAR WHO GOES WITH ME    Poem Text     Recitation
Subject(s): Bears; Mortality


THE HEAVY BEAR WHO GOIES WITH ME    Poem Text     Recitation
Subject(s): Bears; Mortality


THE KINGDOM OF POETRY    Poem Text    
First Line: Poetry is certainly
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE MOUNTING SUMMER, BRILLIANT AND OMINOUS    Poem Text    
First Line: A yellow-headed, golden-hammered; sunflower-lanterned
Subject(s): Summer


THE RIVER WAS THE EMBLEM OF ALL BEAUTY; ALL    Poem Text    
First Line: The river swanly in its swanhood flowed
Subject(s): Rivers; Nature; Beauty


THE RUMON AND THE WHIR OF UNBORN WINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Some girl serene, some girl whose being is
Subject(s): Life


THE SELF UNSATISFIED RUNS EVERYWHERE    Poem Text    
First Line: Sunday and sunlight ashen on the square
Subject(s): Self


THE SELF-BETRAYAL WHICH IS NOTHING NEW    Poem Text    
First Line: Look now, miraculous, mirabillis, and true!
Subject(s): Fame; United States; Reputation; America


THE TRUE-BLUE AMERICAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Jeremiah dickson was a true-blue american,
Subject(s): Americans; Materialism


THIS IS A POEM I WROTE AT NIGHT, BEFORE THE DAWN       
First Line: This is a poem I wrote before I died and was reborn


TIME'S DEDICATION       
First Line: My heart beating, my blood running


TIRED AND UNHAPPY, YOU THINK OF HOUSES       
Last Line: So many surround you, ringing your fate, %caught in an anger exact as a machine!


TO A FUGITIVE       
First Line: The night you got away, I dreamed you rose


TO HELEN       
First Line: O sea! ... 'tis I, risen form death once more


TRUE RECOGNITION IS OFTEN REFUSED    Poem Text    
First Line: We poets by the past and future used
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TRUE, THE GOOD AND THE BEAUTIFUL       
First Line: Dear citizens, %I heard the newsboys shouting 'europe! Europe!'
Last Line: Let john who was as much estranged as I %now in the last estrangement judge the truth!


TRUE-BLUE AMERICAN       
First Line: Jeremiah dickson was a true-blue american


TWELFTH NIGHT, NEXT YEAR, A WEDEK-END IN ETERNITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Ww who hang our hearts up, like christmas stockings
Subject(s): Santa Claus; Nicholas, Saint


TWO LYRICS FROM KILROY'S CARNIVAL: A MASQUE       
First Line: Kiss me there where pride is glimmering


VIVALDI    Poem Text    
First Line: In the dark church of music
Subject(s): Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)


VIVALDI       
First Line: In the dark church of music
Last Line: Is supreme consciousness, the grasped reality of reality, moving forward, %now and forever
Subject(s): Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)


WASHINGTON BRIDGE, DECEMBER 1929       
First Line: Now in the darkness of the year


WHAT CURIOUS DRESSES ALL MEN WEAR       
First Line: What curious dresses all men wear!


WHAT IS TO BE GIVEN    Poem Text    
Last Line: For like a gun is touch


WHAT IS TO BE GIVEN       
Last Line: For like a gun is touch
Subject(s): Love


WHEN I REMEMBER THE ADVENT       


WHO DO YOU WRITE AN ENDLESS HISTORY?    Poem Text    
First Line: Why when you write do you most frequently
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


WINTER TWILIGHT, GLOWING BLACK AND GOLD       
First Line: That time of year you may in me behold


WISE QUESTION       
First Line: Some rockerfeller said to me one day
Last Line: Before I'd be the president of germany, %I'd turn it on myself, if I were he!


WORDS FOR A TRUMPET CHORALE CELEBRATING THE AUTUMN       
First Line: Come and come forth and come up from the cup of


WORLD WAS WARM AND WHITE WHEN I WAS BORN       


WOULD-BE HUNGARIAN       
First Line: Come, let us meditate upon the fate of a little boy who wished to be


YEATS DIED SATURDAY IN FRANCE       


YOUNG CHILD AND HIS PREGNANT MOTHER       
First Line: At four years nature is mountainous