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Subject: POLITICIANS
Matches Found: 10

A REPORT FROM THE BORDER, by ANNE STEVENSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wars in peacetime don't behave like wars
Last Line: "drowned crops, charred hopes, fear, stupor, prayer.
Subject(s): Politics & Politicians; Social Commentaries


CROSSTOWN, by ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Back in new york I grab a taxi at port authority
Last Line: X-rays, so itís cancer
Subject(s): New York City; City Traffic; Taxis; Buses; Democracy; War; Politics & Politicians; African Americans; Racism; Nightmares


EXQUISITE CANDIDATE, by DENISE DUHAMEL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I can promise you this: food in the white house
Subject(s): Politics And Politicians


G. W. L. T., by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: When the unionist party was pining
Last Line: Will do just as well
Subject(s): Oxford University;politics; Politicians;political Poetry


IN GEORGETOWN; HOLIDAY INN, WASHINGTON, D.C., by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: This is not where the rich and famous pursue their lifestyles
Last Line: "melodiously at the door: ""are you all right, sir? Are you all right in there?"
Subject(s): Americans; Corruption In Politics & Government; Hotels; Politics; Social Protest; United States; Washington, D.c.; Inns; Innskeepers; Motels; Boarding Houses; Politicians; Political Poetry; America


MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON, by GWENDOLYN BROOKS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Mayor. Worldman. Historyman
Subject(s): Politics And Politicians; Washington, Harold (1922-1987)


THE APHRODISIAC, by ARTHUR SZE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Power is my aphrodisiac
Last Line: Before a grenade explodes.
Subject(s): Conspiracy; Politics; Violence; War; Politicians; Political Poetry


THE CANDIDATE, by PAUL BLACKBURN                Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Politics And Politicians


WILLIAM THE TESTY, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Afar in the ages of quaint renown
Last Line: That governs the town of new amsterdam!
Subject(s): Corruption In Politics; Kieft, Willem (1597-1647); New York City - Dutch Period; Politics; Quarrels; Politicians; Political Poetry; Arguments; Disagreements


WRONG SONNET OF THE POLITICAL RIGHT AND LEFT, by NORMAN DUBIE                Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Politics And Politicians; Nixon, Richard (1913-1996)