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Subject: TAXIS
Matches Found: 22

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


CROSSTOWN, by ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Back in new york I grab a cab at port authority
Subject(s): New York City; Taxis; Immigrants; City & Town Life; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


DOORMAN, by PAMELA SUTTON    Poem Source                
First Line: The doorman tries to hail a cab for me. He waves
Last Line: For hours; that I will see this the rest of my life
Subject(s): Cities; Life; Taxis


ECHO & ELIXIR 2, by KHALED MATTAWA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cairoís taxi drivers speak to me in english
Last Line: The wicked binds, the cataclysmic fares
Subject(s): Language; Cairo; Taxis; Relationships; Social Commentaries; Enemies; Words; Vocabulary


EIGHTEEN-DOLLAR TAXI TRIP TO TIZAPAN AND BACK TO CHAPALA, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A taxi driver / with a good life
Last Line: Upstairs over a bodega
Subject(s): Taxis; Mexico


ESSAY: ON THE WORLD AS WILL OR WILL NOT, by ELENI SIKELIANOS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Accident, come / from the side of the walk I forgot
Subject(s): Essays; New York City; Taxis; Travel; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple; Journeys; Trips


EXPOSITION OF THE CONTENTS OF A CAB, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Victoria clementina, negress
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Taxis


EXPOSITION OF THE CONTENTS OF A CAB, by WALLACE STEVENS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Victoria clementina, negress
Last Line: Except linen, embroidered %by elderly women?
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Taxis


HIDDEN MEANING, by SUSAN MUSGRAVE    Poem Source                
First Line: Imagine hailing a taxi
Last Line: Meaning, and wouldn't it be a kind %of terrible occasion
Subject(s): Language; Poetry And Poets; Taxis


IN A CAB, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rain-and the lights of the city
Last Line: The desolate rain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Automobile Drivers; Taxis; Travel; Journeys; Trips


INSPIRATION, by STUART JOHN DYBEK    Poem Source                
First Line: Finally, down an askew side street
Last Line: Of what may have been a jaguar
Subject(s): Driving And Drivers; Jungles; Taxis


TAXI DRIVER ON HIS DEATH, by TIMOTHY WANGUSA    Poem Source                
First Line: When with prophetic eye I peer into the future
Last Line: Concealing my blood under the metal
Subject(s): Taxis


TAXI RIDE, by KEVIN PILKINGTON    Poem Source                
First Line: I hop into a cab
Last Line: Of gems whenever it dangles %from your wrist
Subject(s): Automobiles; Taxis


TAXI SUITE: AFTER ANACREON, by LEW WELCH    Poem Source                
First Line: When I drive a cab
Last Line: I end the only lit and waitful thing in miles of %darkened houses
Subject(s): Taxis


TAXIS, by RACHEL (LYMAN) FIELD    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ho, for taxis green or blue
Last Line: I wouldn't be a private car %in sober black, would you?
Subject(s): Taxis


TAXIS, by FREDERICK LOUIS MACNEICE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the first taxi he was alone tra-la
Last Line: So many people, not to speak of the dog
Alternate Author Name(s): Macneice, Louis
Subject(s): Taxis


THE CONTRAST, by HARRY HIBBARD KEMP    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: With ripples of blinding fire all broadway / wavered ashine
Last Line: He tossed me a silver coin ... I let it lie in the street ...
Subject(s): Cities; Class Struggle; Taxis; Urban Life


THE TAXI, by FRANKLIN PIERCE ADAMS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I go away from you
Last Line: Meterless verse.
Alternate Author Name(s): F. P. A.
Subject(s): Farewell; Taxis; Parting


THE TAXI, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When I go away from you
Last Line: To wound myself upon the sharp edges of the night?
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Love; Taxis; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


TRAFFIC BETWEEN, by RICHARD FOERSTER    Poem Source                
First Line: Like a priest in the shadowed confidence
Last Line: Then fumbled with the fare and struggled out
Subject(s): Religion; Taxis; Traffic


VILLANELLE: HINDSIGHT, by PHYLLIS MCKINLEY    Poem Source                
First Line: A taxi driver told me this was true
Last Line: A tilted mirror gives a good rear view
Subject(s): Taxis


WEST 58TH STREET, by MELVILLE CANE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Tonight / from this high window
Last Line: Snarl and prey and devour.
Subject(s): New York City; Taxis; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple