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Dorn, Edward    Poet's Biography
238 poems available by this author


    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Last Line: The function of the heliograph
Subject(s): Geronimo (1829-1909


A PERIOD PORTRAIT OF SYMPATHY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Captain emmet crawford
Last Line: And the scouts love his weirdness
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Apache Indians; Scouting & Scouts; Irony; Southwest; Pacific States


ABHORRENCES: BASELINE VOCABULARY INTRODUCED BY...       
First Line: Here we go again
Last Line: Rawhide %motelery %deep coma aroma %hollywooden


ADIOS TO OSTENTATION       
First Line: The end of the line
Last Line: Almost to cracking his glaze
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


AID(E) MEMOIRE       
First Line: If you screw
Last Line: The gamble and drink %directly from the sewer


AINCHA SICK OF 'EM?       
First Line: The u.S. Turned thumbs down
Last Line: Which produces a convexity %in front


AIR OF JUNE SINGS       
First Line: Quietly and while at rest on the trim grass I have gazed
Last Line: Oh, the stones not yet cut


ALL IN THE NAME OF CHILD-PROOF CAPS       
First Line: It isn't that time flies
Last Line: Of the markers on the mood elevators


AMERICA THE BUICK       
First Line: A smouldering red light
Last Line: But the work %wasn't done in a body shop


AMERICA, REALLY, NO KIDDING, THE BEAUTIFUL       
First Line: It's music on your radio
Last Line: But I can't really kiss you baby %becauze your saliva is undefined


AND THEN HE THOUGHT       
Last Line: When all creatures could talk
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


ANOTHER SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES       
First Line: I called up to see
Last Line: Our highly touted & deregulated %communications system?


APOCRYPHAL OR NOT       
First Line: One of boulder's sleazier restaurants
Last Line: A shirt and a pair of shoes


ARE THEY DANCING?       
First Line: There is a sad carnival up the valley
Last Line: And are they dancing: or gazing at the earth


ARMALITE RESOLUTION       
First Line: I'm not going to be
Last Line: It's the other direction for me


ASSORTED COMPLIMENTS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: A treacherous fiendish look (bartlett
Last Line: Than of any other animal
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Native Americans; Southwest; Pacific States


ASSORTED COMPLIMENTS       
First Line: A treacherous fiendish look (bartlett
Last Line: Than that of any other animal (gregg
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


AT THE COWBOY PANEL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: About an hour before lunch
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Cowboys; Southwest; Pacific States


AT THE COWBOY PANEL       
First Line: About an hour before lunch
Last Line: Of the horror and agony we had counted on
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


BARBED PRAISE (1)       
First Line: People who own cats
Last Line: In a dog house, %with the doggone


BARBED PRAISE (2)       
First Line: Barbed praise %is the best praise of all
Last Line: The face of god %because the seals broke


BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA       
First Line: The windblown scream of the siren
Subject(s): Perpetual Motion


BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA       
First Line: The windblown scream of the siren
Last Line: Who says perpetual motion is unattainable
Subject(s): Perpetual Motion


BOULDER MUNDANE       
First Line: It is all very continuous here
Last Line: But few babies are born


BOUNTY TIME    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: When victorio was killed accidentally
Last Line: Who flew back to tejas to clean up the landscape
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Accidents; Death; Southwest; Pacific States


BOUNTY TIME       
First Line: When victorio was killed accidentally
Last Line: Who flew back to tejas to clean up the landscape
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


BY DEFINITION       
First Line: The construction business
Last Line: A semi-circle of citizens %hands cupping their ears


CALENDAR GIRL AT EDDIE'S       
First Line: Sheer silver pants
Last Line: Just now returned from bangkock %with a load of batik beds


CALIFORNIA USAGE       
First Line: Everyone is either
Last Line: Something rose bird failed %utterly to comprehend


CASTING THE FIRST PUFFBALL       
First Line: Moral bankruptcy
Last Line: Only with $20 gold pieces %and they aren't in circulation


CHRONICLE       
First Line: It is january 12
Last Line: This air will kill us all %ere long


CIRCUS OF HOKUM OR HOW MANY COOKIE JARS MAKE A BUSHEL       
First Line: A string of little boys
Last Line: (the nurse, after all, %was reading the bible


CLAPTRAP NOMENKLAUTRA OF WESTERN REGIMES       
First Line: Zero tolerance %will never equal intolerance
Last Line: And a hammer, and some nails %and a door!


COME TO SOUTH AMERICA A CONTINENTAL THEME PARK       
First Line: See %fascism in action
Last Line: Rapidly degenerating venue


CONDOM MANIA: THE INS AND OUTS       
First Line: Latex tappers in liberia
Last Line: Who the hell ever %called'em condoms anyway


COOKING THE CORPSE       
First Line: And yet again, another
Last Line: Has been the guiding principle %in politics, economy & disease


COUP DE GUERRE IN A TEACUP       
First Line: What the palestinians
Last Line: Bring back the phillistines


CREATION        Recitation by Author
First Line: There was a time
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


CREATION       
First Line: There was a time
Last Line: I am thinking earth
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


CREDO ALFREDO       
First Line: I will never shop
Last Line: There are bananas all right, %whole counties full


CRIME DEPENDS ON THE JUDGE       
First Line: It isn't only that
Last Line: Of opposites. Managers never understand %that fairness is not up to them


CYNDI LAUPER       
First Line: We didn't really
Last Line: Until we went to japan %and australia


DAFFODIL SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: The horns of yellow
Subject(s): Daffodils


DARK CEILING    Poem Text    
First Line: Broad black scar the valley is


DECISON TAKEN WITH LITTLE THOUGHT AND EVEN LESS PAIN       
First Line: I want to hear power
Last Line: So I turned off all things considered


DEGENERATION OF THE GREEKS       
First Line: It was said-timeo danaos
Last Line: Hang in the open market covered with flies


DEPLANING, & GETTING LEARNT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Shaving lotion fresh
Last Line: Airport in the universe
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Air Travel; Southwest; Pacific States


DEPLANING, & GETTING LEARNT       
First Line: Shaving lotion fresh
Last Line: With a ludicrously sour curl %on his mouth
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


DIFFERENTLY ABLED       
First Line: The eighties inventiveness
Last Line: Could crack nuts %using his dick as a hammer


DISPATCH FROM THE FRONT       
First Line: The campaign by the city of boulder
Last Line: Will barely accommodate a baby carriage


DON'T GIVE UP, IT'S ONLY NATURAL       
First Line: The envy all writers felt like a needle
Last Line: That's an even more awful truth


DON'T JUST STAND THERE, GET SOMETHING!       
First Line: But the worship of liberty
Last Line: On your hand and sticking it in the mouth of a crocodile


DRESS FOR WAR        Recitation by Author
First Line: Tallow shampoo so the hair is sleek & obedient
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Native Americans Wars; Southwest; Pacific States


DRESS FOR WAR       
First Line: Tallow shampoo so the hair is sleek & obedient
Last Line: Every trace of civilization %from their province
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


EAT ALL YOU WANT       
First Line: Fake fat %is the most
Last Line: Joan rivers an idiot %from the swamps


ED MEESE SCROLLS       
First Line: Kicking ed meese
Last Line: This is the tradition


END       
First Line: Did you know that
Last Line: He'd have considered it tax relief


ENTROPY       
First Line: No matter how smart
Last Line: They're going to look %not so smart on t v


EUPHEMISMO INC       
First Line: Did anybody need a neologism
Last Line: It's better than fusion in a pot


EVAPORATION AS A CAREER       
First Line: She should have a black hat
Last Line: She already has a ricky lee jones tape %stuck in her cassette


EVERY EXAMPLE TELLS A STORY       
First Line: Like everything else
Last Line: Rock & roll %is here to go away


EXCEPTION FOR COURTROOM BEHAVIOR       
First Line: In sparks, nevada
Last Line: People should be allowed %to show up drunk


EXCERPT FROM GUNSLINGER       
First Line: I met in mesilla %the cautious gunslinger
Last Line: Their corded necks are arching %toward the journey


FIFTEEN HUNDRED TONS OF HAY @ 1 CENT PER POUND        Recitation by Author
First Line: Gen. Crook proved to a skeptical world
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


FIFTEEN HUNDRED TONS OF HAY @ 1 CENT PER POUND       
First Line: Gen. Crook proved to a skeptical world
Last Line: With small sickles & butcher knives
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


FIRE DOWN BELOW       
First Line: Evening shadows lengthen
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Native Americans; Southwest; Pacific States


FIRE DOWN BELOW       
First Line: Evening shadows lengthen
Last Line: Doing something behond staying out %of the way of flame
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


FIRST LINES    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It is bright to recollect
Last Line: Names never from animals
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Apache Indians; Babies; Southwest; Pacific States


FIRST LINES       
First Line: It is bright to recollect
Last Line: Never from animals
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


FISHING ON THE SUSQUEHANNA IN JULY       
First Line: I have never been fishing on the susquehanna
Last Line: I imagined him springing right out of the frame


FLATLAND       
First Line: People make a lot of fun
Last Line: In a lot of places %the earth is flat


FOR THE NEW UNION DEAD IN ALABAMA       
First Line: The rose of sharon %I lost in the tortured night
Last Line: Cast us back %into isolation


FOREIGN POLICY; ANOTHER CHEAP IMPORT       
First Line: Shamir says we agree
Last Line: It wld be cheaper %and better made


FREE MARKET CHINOISERIE       
First Line: There will never be enough bmws
Last Line: Someone should tell them


FROM GLOUCESTER OUT       
First Line: It has all %come back today
Last Line: The whispers of the most flung shores %from gloucester out


GARGLING DRAINO       
First Line: Note: jenny - rec'd phone call
Last Line: Of either sex with nothing to do %but order a single copy


GEN. MILES IMAGINED       
Last Line: The function of the heliograph
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


GENERIC EIGHTIES       
First Line: Anything you can push
Last Line: Pull, %or tow in


GERONIMO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: We call his mother juana
Last Line: With a light behind them
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Geronimo (1829-1909); Southwest; Pacific States


GERONIMO       
First Line: We call his mother juana
Last Line: With a light behind them
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


GOD CREATES MAN!        Recitation by Author
First Line: There's no problem with
Last Line: And he was a traveller / like mercury
Subject(s): God; Creation; Odin (norse God); Southwest; Pacific States


GOD CREATES MAN!       
First Line: There's no problem with
Last Line: And he was a traveller %like mercury
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


GUNSLINGER 1, SELS.       
First Line: I met in mesilla
Last Line: Hang out with some curious refugees
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


GUNSLINGER. PART I    Poem Text    
First Line: I met in mesilla
Last Line: Lets have that drink
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Gunslingers; Southwest; Pacific States


HAND HELD REFRIGERATOR       
First Line: Every time he crushed
Last Line: He blew a hole in the ozone cover


HANDLE ME LUSTILY...ERE THE BLOOD-RUSH CEASE       
First Line: Nay, not for the prophet will I plunge my toe therin!
Last Line: And for some time thereafter %we throw words all over the page


HARVESTING ORGANS: ON THE HEAD-INJURY DEATH OF A 24 YEAR...       
First Line: Several specialists 'flew' in from pittsburgh
Last Line: After all, they run around the most, %they are the fittest


HATCH CATCH       
First Line: What's a few rads to hatch
Last Line: For the people of the wooden submarine


HATE WITHOUT STYLE       
First Line: If those patriots
Last Line: Don't they put it in a samsonite %and deliver it?


HAZARDOUS SEX (AS DISTINCT FROM SAFE SEX )       
First Line: Sex with an electronic bug
Last Line: And obviously, and no matter how tempting, sex with soviet %women


HAZARDS OF A LATER ERA: VARIATION ON A THEME       
First Line: I would like to thank you
Last Line: And you have %the whole sorry picture


HE SPITS, THEREFORE HE IS SPITTLE       
First Line: Of course, all futures are loaded
Last Line: A beacon of magnitude %in the acres of time


HEART OF COPPER       
First Line: The candidate, answering a question
Last Line: To mention south dakota. %perhaps it's too far north


HI HYPE BUDGETTE       
First Line: When you spend more
Last Line: Than you spend %on the thing you're defending


HIDE OF MY MOTHER       
First Line: My mother, who has a hide


HOLY WEENIES       
First Line: The mall is crawling
Last Line: I'm getting it on radio


HOMAGE TO KAREN CARPENTER       
First Line: Starvatin is not
Last Line: About hazard diets %will change any of that


HOME ON THE RANGE, FEBRUARY, 1962       
First Line: Flutes, and the harp on the plain
Last Line: And consider it dirty - a joke their daughters learn %from their new husbands


HOMO SAP       
First Line: What could be more predictable
Last Line: The faustian bargain on a brechtian stage, %a fire sale in a furniture dome


HOTEL HARTLEY DOWN BY THE BAYOU AS DICK PREPARES FOR NY        Recitation by Author
First Line: Secure, with the rumble of wig-town
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


HOTEL HARTLEY DOWN BY THE BAYOU AS DICK PREPARES FOR NY       
First Line: Secure, with the rumble of wig-town
Last Line: I've got a fair chance of getting there
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


I LIKE A BUSY VIEW       
First Line: Framed in the french doors
Last Line: Just a passing gas, and ozone holes %letting the sunshine in


I'LL NEVER APOLOGIZE AGAIN!       
First Line: In the so-called aporetic dialogues
Last Line: Reworded in terms of the questioner's %own principles


I'M CLEAN, HOW ABOUT YOU?       
First Line: I never ordered a general
Last Line: In fact, I'm an exemplary non-entity


IBW TOENOTE       
First Line: The ibw is notorious
Last Line: For the light to change %is not really driving anyway


ICE IS THE LEAD OF WATER'S GOLD       
First Line: And then the shuttle became
Last Line: No matter how high the techno perch %plumbing still rules the roost


IDLE THOUGHTS AT THE ST MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION       
First Line: Ed sanders is the only optimist
Last Line: Allen ginsberg is the only poet %the greeks never produced


IF IT SHOULD EVER COME    Poem Text    
First Line: And we are all there together
Last Line: From the newly fallen
Subject(s): Aging


INDEPENDENT BOULDER WOMAN       
Last Line: But in either case, to her, %it will be 'no joke.'


IT COULD BE ANYONE       
First Line: It is total nonsense
Last Line: It could be the guy next door


JAR WARS 2       
First Line: Just saying no to drugs
Last Line: For the babies with flippers %and five eyes


JIM WRIGHT       
First Line: Polish luxury brought him down
Last Line: Ask any injun, that's the first thing they noticed


JUH & GERONIMO        Recitation by Author
First Line: Friends from boyhood
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


JUH & GERONIMO       
First Line: Friends from boyhood
Last Line: Of the norte americanos
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


LA MAQUINA A HOUSTON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The train has come to rest and ceased its creaking
Last Line: Before they fell away in exhaustion
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Railways; Southwest; Pacific States


LA MAQUINA A HOUSTON       
First Line: The train has come to rest and ceased its creaking
Last Line: Before they fell away in exhaustion
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


LACKEY STACKED UPON LACKEY       
First Line: The one red leaf, the last of its clan
Last Line: For all the love that was of no account %and all the misleading feeling


LEMMA JAPONAISE       
First Line: The speculating economist asks
Last Line: Would better serve their goofy progeny %by banning walkman


LIFE IS A LAKE OF LUKEWARM PINKISH YELLOW SNOT       
First Line: There was the time we wasted
Last Line: From a north dakota moose herd


LOCK THE DOOR       
First Line: I'm going' down
Last Line: Gonna get %down on %my knees %and stay


LOGICAL APPOINTMENTS: OR GIVING THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT...       
First Line: What do you do
Last Line: Who used to be a lobbyist for lockheed


LOS MINEROS       
First Line: Now it is winter and the fallen snow
Last Line: Every window has been abused with the rocks of departing children


LOS OCHENTAS       
First Line: No porn %to speak of
Last Line: But filth %by the %boatload


MARTYRS OPERA       
First Line: It's all way behind california here
Last Line: But that's good - the fact that %they think once is the horror of it


MAXIMUM OSTENTATION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Hyattecture is all strut and stage
Last Line: Launched themselves as if from cape canaveral
Subject(s): Southwest; Pacific States


MAXIMUM OSTENTATION       
First Line: Hyattecture is all strut and stage
Last Line: Brie and reference, and ucla women
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


MEDIOCRE FRIDAY       
First Line: In rome the pontiff carried a crucifix
Last Line: It was still a mediocre friday


MOMENTUM OF THE EXCREMENTUM       
First Line: The late eighties really got frantic
Last Line: The steaks were high, %and the sperm was great


MOTEL SUPERBO       
First Line: A sleepwalker from continent I
Last Line: Sending tics through the ignorant sleepers


MOVING, INVISIBLE SPECTRE OF PHRATRY ON TRATOR PEACHES       
First Line: Who can tell what a traitor is
Last Line: The frenzy of survival rushing from our pores
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


NANA & VICTORIO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Along this spine of dragoon mountains
Subject(s): Man-woman Relationships; Southwest; Pacific States


NANA & VICTORIO       
First Line: Along this spine of dragoon mountains
Last Line: As we unweave this corrupted cloth
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


NANAY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Great hardness in old age
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


NANAY       
First Line: Great hardness in old age
Last Line: To wear al huge gold watchchain
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


NEOLOJIZEM       
First Line: Unacceptalbe' %is a strange term
Last Line: Being shoved down %their collective throat


NEVER LOSE AN ENEMY, IF YOU CAN HELP IT       
First Line: On capturing the disapproval
Last Line: Surged through my peptide chains


NINETEEN EIGHTY EIGHT MANIAC       
First Line: I'm going to take this fucking year
Last Line: Around the first sports announcer I hear


NOT GOOD, BUT GETTING BETTER: DOG FIGHTS ON THE INCREASE...       
First Line: It would have been as good to live
Last Line: It's just dog shit--a society of hi-tek dogshit


NOT SO HARD WIRED, BUT SOMETHING TO DO       
First Line: Recusants who never wrote
Last Line: Like a herd of gallsick cattle


NOVELS SOMEBODY WITH NOTHING TO DO SHOULD WRITE       
First Line: The long breakfast
Last Line: The long nice day %the long so long


ODE ON THE FACELIFTING OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY       
First Line: America is inconceivable without drugs
Last Line: In the only country in the world %with a shop called the drug store


ODE ON THE FACELIFTING OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY    Poem Text    
First Line: America is inconceivable without drugs
Subject(s): United States; Narcotics; America


OECOLOGICAL CAUTION       
First Line: I drive everywhere
Last Line: But I don't like the look %of the pedestrians


OFF THE WALDHEIM       
First Line: The papal audience is about as low as it gets
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; United Nations; Arab-israeli Conflict


OFF THE WALDHEIM       
First Line: The papal audience is about as low as it gets
Last Line: Was cozying up to the palestinians at the u.N
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; United Nations


OLD-FASHIONED PROBLEM: CUNDURANGO WON'T HELP       
First Line: He had gonorrhoea
Last Line: Of the go(a)norhynchus %(oh, isospondyli) !


ON LOSING ONE'S COOLANT       
First Line: Along about the 6th inning
Last Line: Whereupon I stuck a few pins %in my ed koch doll


ORIGINAL MONUMENTS OF PERCEPTION       
Last Line: Through the wall's membrane
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


OUT OF THE SUNSET MOVEMENT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Last Line: Out of the sunrisd invaion
Subject(s): Sun


OUT OF THE SUNSET MOVEMENT       
Last Line: Out of the sunrise invasion
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


OXFORD: 3. COMFORTED BY LIMESTONE       
First Line: The blocks %which are the buildings and walls
Last Line: And the lynn deeps


PANAMA       
First Line: An embarrassingly public dogfight
Last Line: North of the rio grande
Subject(s): Panama


PERIOD PORTRAIT OF SYMPATHY       
First Line: Captain emmet crawford
Last Line: And the scouts love his weirdness
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


PERMISSION REFUSED       
First Line: I used to say frisco all the time
Last Line: But now that it's ok I'll stop


PERSONA    Poem Text    
First Line: The women circle the men in conference
Last Line: Is the highest mutation of force
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


PERSONA       
First Line: The women circle the men in conference
Last Line: Is the highest mutation of force
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


PHILIPPINE PHENOMENOLOGY       
First Line: If you can figure out
Last Line: In charge of the national budget %of the u.S.A


PIECE OF ADVICE: IT IS FAR BETTER TO COPTER IN, BUT       
First Line: In hughestown, it is good
Last Line: For exaggeration's sake
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


POPULATION CONTROL IN BOULDER       
First Line: Bright zebras mark the free zone
Last Line: Pediforms are on their own in bo-town


POW-WOW IN GENEVA       
First Line: Stock market up 8 points
Last Line: Or that the capitalists are %just on another optimism binge?


PRICE IS RIGHT: A TORTURE WHEEL OF FORTUNE       
First Line: The show did not start off
Last Line: Because not one in a million %knew the answer


PRODUCTS WHICH ARE ABSOLUTELY SIMPLE TO DESPISE IN OUR STATE       
First Line: The use of the word I go
Last Line: I'm outa here when they haven't even left


PROGRESS: SLOW BUT INEXORABLE       
First Line: He set out to buy the american dream
Last Line: Now all he needed was a swing %and a house and a car


PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND PATENTED GERMS       
First Line: The bacillus slaves
Last Line: It was easier to make a hole than a pole


PROTESTANT VIEW       
First Line: That eternal dissent
Last Line: Servitude of blind %obedience


PROVOKING FIGURE OF THE HORSEWOMAN       
First Line: Victorio's seester was no pocahontas
Last Line: To something khaki looking vaguely like shit
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


PUBLIC SEVICE MESSAGE       
First Line: It is reiterated
Last Line: This is the style of new justice %to pre-select longevity


QUATRAIN NABOKO       
First Line: I kicked a wasp
Last Line: Told it to come back %when it was a butterfly


QUESTION SELDOM ASKED AND NEVER ANSWERED       
First Line: How often should men
Last Line: What are their box numbers?


RADIO NOSTALGIA       
First Line: Yes, we put a man
Last Line: We should have left %the son-of-a-bitch there


RE-PUBLICANS!!!       
First Line: Meat on the table. Women dancing
Last Line: Their horns aloft, sloshing over with korona


RECETTE ECONOMIQUE       
First Line: I've always found much
Last Line: I have one modest proposal: %feed them to the poor


RECOLLECTIONS OF ADVICE TO WHITEGUYS       
First Line: Be observant of people around you
Last Line: To crawl through heavy smoke


RESERVATIONS        Recitation by Author
First Line: This material yields
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


RESERVATIONS       
First Line: This material yields
Last Line: Know what a crisis is
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


RESULT OF A SOCIETY COMPOSED OF CASTAWAYS       
First Line: The signature of the flow of money
Last Line: Be against the law for people to shit on the street


RICK OF GREEN WOOD       
First Line: In the woodyard were green and dry
Last Line: Pleasantly, of the green wood and the dry


ROUGH PASSAGE ON I-80       
First Line: We are travelling through the country
Last Line: The best ones have been dead a long time


ROUTINES, IMMANE PROCEEDINGS, HANDCLAPS       
First Line: The kewt gestapo girls of tri delta
Last Line: Transfixed in the glare of a robocat


SELF CRITICISM       
First Line: I accept the present emperium
Last Line: But even that doubt is a sign of my humility


SILVER'S UP A NICKEL       
First Line: Far in the past
Last Line: They have it all, all but the impetus


SIN CASAS       
First Line: Capitalism in action
Last Line: To make the minions cringe
Subject(s): Capitalism


SLIPPING OF THE WHEEL       
First Line: They were sentenced to observe
Last Line: Looks toward from the past
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


SMOKE & CINDERS: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE TRUCKERS       
First Line: Every time I hear the dispatches
Last Line: I wonder, %do they have some other model %for the brutes?


SMOKE THAT CIGARETTE       
First Line: It's quite ironic, come to think of it
Last Line: Bless them, they are such earnest hypocrites


SO LONG PARDNER, YOU'RE BOUND TO BE BETTER THAN 1988       
First Line: When the world had a c word
Last Line: Construed (not that you can do that


SO THE INFANT IS BOUND    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Last Line: Invites them to get ready
Subject(s): Babies


SO THE INFANT IS BOUND       
Last Line: Come directly from the landform
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


SOLO PRETENDRE       
First Line: The persians have been at it
Last Line: They should read milton


SOME MORE OSTENTATION       
First Line: Meanwhile
Last Line: A techniques panel with his iq
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


SOME THINGS DO CHANGE       
First Line: Now they build the house
Last Line: They built swimming pools for their enemies


SOMETHING WE CAN ALL AGREE ON       
First Line: Suppose there were a new
Last Line: Much tea & sympathy for this plague? %neither do I


STOP COMPLAINING: ON NOT BEING CO-OPTED       
First Line: If someone offers you drugs
Last Line: Of a bunker-like tylenol check-out


STUPID AS A ONE WAY STREET       
First Line: I like phyllis oakley-she's
Last Line: We've had the most medically odd %apologists - why is that?


SUMMER EVENING IN BOULDER       
First Line: A table full of plastic and bottlecaps
Last Line: Where the plutonium blows %and the buffalo moan


SUNDAY MORNING IN THE MURDERED TERRITORIES        Recitation by Author
First Line: This poor, old shoetrod
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


SUNDAY MORNING IN THE MURDERED TERRITORIES       
First Line: This poor, old shoetrod
Last Line: In tales of the motile
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


THE AIR OF JUNE SINGS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Quietly and while at rest on the green grass I have gazed


THE MOVING, INVISIBLE SPECTRE OF PHRATRY ON TRATOR PEACHES        Recitation by Author
First Line: Who can tell what a traitor is
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


THE PRICE IS RIGHT: A TORTURE WHEEL OF FORTUNE    Poem Text    
First Line: The show did not start off
Subject(s): Television; Tv


THE PROVOKING FIGURE OF THE HORSEWOMAN        Recitation by Author
First Line: Victorio's seester was no pocahontas
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


THE RICK OF THE GREEN WOOD    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the woodyard were green and dry
Subject(s): Wood


THE SIN CASAS       
First Line: Capitalism in action
Subject(s): Capitalism


THE SLIPPING OF THE WHEEL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: They were sentenced to observe
Last Line: Looks forward from the past
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Apache Indians; Southwest; Pacific States


THE TRIUMPH OF THE HOMINIDS        Recitation by Author
First Line: After a while
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


THE WHOLE EUROPEAN DISTINCTION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The longest continuous run
Last Line: The predictive mind
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


THERE'S ONLY ONE NATURAL DEATH, AND EVEN THAT'S BEDCIDE...       
First Line: Death by over-seasoning: herbicide
Last Line: Death following a decision: decide


THESE TIMES ARE MEDIEVAL       
First Line: They'd just as soon sell ya
Last Line: And they'd rather %killya than feedya


THESIS       
First Line: Only the illegitimate are beautiful
Last Line: The shudder of total winter in whose %misshapen sun the children bathe


THIS MARCH AFTERNOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Pride kept me away


THOU SHALT NOT KILL: OH YES I WILL!       
First Line: They beat each other on the haid
Last Line: We could leave it at that


TIME TO BUY AND A TIME TO CRY       
First Line: These are the official symptoms
Last Line: Of an afternoon %spent at the shopping mall


TOURING THE BLOATED VOID       
First Line: Why is it the uninterrupted brutalities
Last Line: From the people who are so shocked %by apartheid?


TRIUMPH OF THE HOMINIDS       
First Line: After a while
Last Line: Must have a lot in common
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


TUESDAY WAS A FAIT ACCOMPLI, NOT A RAISON D'ETRE:...       
First Line: My friend george has a theory
Last Line: The honor of the office - whereas now %ideology is all


TURK       
First Line: Leading off with a statement
Last Line: He'd shoot the pope


UNRECORDED ACT IS NOT ONE THAT NEVER TOOK PLACE       
First Line: It isn't that the ollie & fawn follies
Last Line: She could have as appropriately said %'below the law.'


VAQUERO       
First Line: The cowboy stands beneath %a brick-orange moon
Last Line: Are blue. The top of the sky %is too


VICTORIO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There is a season of gold
Subject(s): West (u.s.); Southwest; Pacific States


VICTORIO       
First Line: There is a season of gold
Last Line: The most terrible %the most famous
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


VIZUTEK       
First Line: That's where %you just see
Last Line: Whatcha wanta


VULGARITY OF POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT...       
First Line: When I received my first doses
Last Line: Passions much truer than mere admiration %and always more honest


WAIT TILL THE CHRISTIANS HEAR ABOUT THIS!       
First Line: In his effort to get prayer into the schools
Last Line: Seeing jeanne kirkpatrick's frosty heart %raised to the hearthen skies


WEATHER REPORT       
First Line: Golfball size hail
Last Line: And could wish %it'd been soccerball size


WELCOME HOME       
First Line: Riding across the arid plains
Last Line: Across the intersection, %a preposterous winnebago


WHEN THE BOUNDARY COMMISSION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Last Line: To correct an error
Subject(s): Native Americans


WHEN THE BOUNDARY COMMISSION       
Last Line: To correct an error of omission
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


WHEN THE FAIRIES COME BACK TO SANTE FE       


WHEN VALUES GET RELATIVE, VALUE GETS GOING       
First Line: The worse john power was
Last Line: They'll keep that wall, and defend it to the death


WHERE THERE IS WEALTH       
Last Line: Where there is poverty, %let us create downright misery


WHILE YOU'RE AT IT       
First Line: As long as you're closing the window of vulnerability
Last Line: Just throw in a few slices of the bacon of compatibility %and fry well


WHOLE EUROPEAN DISTINCTION       
First Line: The longest continuous run
Last Line: The predictive mind
Subject(s): West (u.s.)


WHY DO THEY TELL US WHAT THEY TELL US?       
First Line: Since all the stats
Last Line: To 'saying no to everyone you know.'


WHY IS WANTING TO KILL RONALD REAGON       
Last Line: Makes sense to me


WISCONSIN HUNTERS TO THE CHIPPEWAS       
First Line: Now, if you eat kentucky fried chicken
Last Line: Which we didn't make, %have got to be abergated


WORLD VIEW SOLIPSIZED       
First Line: The oecologists now say
Last Line: But it would have no standing %among the insects


WORSE THAN TAPEWORM       
First Line: Nixon was dark
Last Line: Because the exploiter and the exploited %entered oblivion together


WOULD YOU REPEAT THE QUESTION       
First Line: Let's forget the awesome moral goofyness
Last Line: Whether I put it in the out %or in the in basket